[mythtv-users] How does the FE read recordings from storage groups?

Dave Badia dbadia at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 00:28:11 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 5:53 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> The frontend is supposed to first search through its local paths before
> trying to stream, meaning even if the backend tied to the recording weren't
> running, it would still have direct file access to play the content.
> However, there is an (not default) option to bypass this and always stream
> content.  If that setting is enabled, it would result in the behavior you
> are suggesting.
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Do you happen to know where this setting is located?  I remember
seeing it in the past, but I've looked the through the screens on my
backend and frontend and now I can't find it.  Remember it being
something like "Always stream from the backend"


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