[mythtv-users] Master backend with no capture card

Christian Szpilfogel chrisznews4 at rogers.com
Thu Feb 4 00:28:09 UTC 2010

Michael T. Dean wrote:
> Of course, you could all just spend 3 minutes making a dummy tuner (as I
> described earlier) for no extra cost and no performance loss and
> actually run a supported configuration.  Then, when we fix all the "must
> have a tuner" assumptions, you can delete the extra tuner/video
> source/channel.
> Besides being a supported configuration, the other benefit is that when
> you do, you won't have to go around telling people that something that
> has known issues works--you'll actually be able to tell people how easy
> it is to set up the system in a supported configuration.  (Remember,
> after all, not every Myth box is configured exactly like yours, and it's
> quite possible yours may display the issues and you just haven't noticed
> the problems, yet.)
That's fair and I agree with you. I didn't know this at the time and if
I had and with the knowledge now in this thread, I would have done as
you suggested.

BTW, I only got your message after I posted mine even though you sent
yours the day before. very strange...

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