[mythtv-users] DVB-S channel scan without X11 on BE

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Tue Jul 28 11:47:06 UTC 2009

Stefan G. Weichinger wrote:
> Hello, mythtv-users,
> I run mythtv on a gentoo-linux-box without X11 installed (ebuild
> 0.21_p20877).
> I would really like to keep rid of X11 on that box, I don't have any
> need for it there aside from running channel scans with mythtv-setup.
> As I see some problems with channels I want to update my channel-table
> and run a fresh scan, using "ssh -X" from my workstation. Unfortunately
> mythtv-setup crashes repeatedly. I tried importing channels.conf, full
> scan, scanning know transponders ... I never get through a whole scan ...
> Any hints on this?
> I am ready to post any details on the crashes if it makes any sense ...
> I just don't want to generate too much noise in the start ...
Can't think of the details, but I believe it's possible to run mythtv-setup 
remotely by specifying the host on the command line.


Mike Perkins

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