[mythtv-users] MythVideo - different file type player on remote frontend

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 20:09:27 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 2:16 AM, Greg Lucas-Smith <bwobbones at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>   I have a combined FE/BE server and a remote FE running out in my theatre.
> For the MKV file type I have it set to use mplayer as an external player and
> it's causing me a slight headache.
>   The problem is that the audio configuration in the mplayer command is
> slightly different for each machine.  The FE/BE uses straight SPDIF for
> audio and the FE uses HDMI.  I can change the command in the file type
> settings to work on either system but it must be the same field in the
> database so any change is reflected on both servers.
>   Anyone know how to specify the per-file-type-player for a remote frontend?
> Greg

you could put different settings per machine in /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf

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