[mythtv-users] multiple mythfrontends on same computer
erez0001 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 13:21:31 UTC 2009
On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 2:33 PM, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> Erez D wrote:
>> i have a computer which runs mysql, mythbackend and two instances of
>> mythfrontend (for two TVs)
>> i work in this configuration for around 5 years...
>> now that i upgraded to karmic, i had a lot of problems.
>> i fixed them one by one, and now i got to the issue of not being able to
>> run two frontends on the same computer at the same time
>> i run directly mythfrontend.real (as two instances of frontend were
>> disabled in the wrapper script)
>> i run the two instances from two different users, and different
>> "LocalHostName" in the users's ~/.mythtv/mysql.txt
>> it seams that the first instance i run works, the other doesn't.
>> the log file i get on the second is:
>> 2009-11-24 11:06:01.781 mythfrontend version: branches/release-0-22-fixes
>>  www.mythtv.org <http://www.mythtv.org>
>> 2009-11-24 11:06:01.781 (old)Settings::ReadSettings(settings.txt) - No
>> such file
>> 2009-11-24 11:06:01.781 Using runtime prefix = /usr
>> 2009-11-24 11:06:01.781 Using configuration directory =
>> 2009-11-24 11:06:01.781 UPnp - Constructor
>> 2009-11-24 11:06:01.781 MediaRenderer::Begin
>> 2009-11-24 11:06:01.781 ThreadPool:AddWorkerThread - HTTP_WorkerThread
>> 2009-11-24 11:06:01.781 HttpServer() - SharePath = /usr/share/mythtv/
>> 2009-11-24 11:06:01.781 MediaRenderer::HttpServer Create Error
>> any idea ?
> Start one frontend at a time; make sure they each run under a different
I run the first under user "myth1" and the second under user "myth2"
Go into Setup | General and on page 2 add "Custom Identifier" for each
it's already there (probably was read from mysql.txt as i havn't put that
any other ideas ?
> AFAIK mysql.txt isn't used anymore.
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