[mythtv-users] Secondary viewing location help
mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Thu Sep 4 16:06:48 UTC 2008
Nick Morrott wrote:
> On 04/09/2008, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
>> On Thursday 04 September 2008 06:36:22 am Allen Edwards wrote:
>> > I don't know how to solve the sound issue. Sounds like you would need two
>> > different versions of the program (two data bases, two setups, etc), not
>> > just two instances, with each somehow targeting a different sound card. I
>> > don't know how to do that or if that can be done.
>> Look around the config. There is a way to create multiple configs for the
>> same machine. The soundcard is easy; you just tell it which DSP or ALSA
>> device to use. Again, fish around in the config.
> i) Use custom identifiers for multiple configs on the same host
> ii) Use different LIRC devices so each remote only controls one
> instance of mythfrontend
> iii) Specify a different audio ouput device and mixer for each instance running
It's a *lot* less hassle to just knock up another front-end box... probably
going to end up cheaper too.
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