[mythtv-users] Secondary viewing location help

Mike Perkins 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.


Mike Perkins

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