[mythtv-users] SD Channel Picked Over HD

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Thu Oct 13 15:17:43 UTC 2011

On 12/10/11 19:26, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 10/12/2011 02:19 PM, Kirk Bocek wrote:
>> On 10/12/2011 11:03 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>> On 10/12/2011 01:58 PM, Kirk Bocek wrote:
>>>> Yes, I am aware that I *should* be allowing mythbackend to be doing the
>>>> scheduling. But this backend is running on a headless server. It's a bit
>>>> of a chore to run mythtv-setup on this instance. I have to do it over
>>>> VNC and it always seems sluggish.
>>> mythfilldatabase arguments is a global setting in mythtv-setup's General
>>> settings area--which means you can run mythtv-setup on /any/ host in the
>>> house.
> Oh, and I'll say this actually applies to all of the mythfilldatabase
> settings.  You can configure mythfilldatabase using mythtv-setup on any
> host on your network--you don't have to run it on the master backend
> (nor on any backend host).  All it takes is installing mythtv-setup on a
> system, which (along with mythbackend) is probably on the order of a
> couple 10s of megabytes of hard drive space, max.
I understood that if you ran mythtv-setup on a host with a backend, then it 
would configure for that backend -- not necessarily for the master. Is there 
some host option that should be used in the case you describe?


Mike Perkins

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