[mythtv-users] SD Channel Picked Over HD

Mark Boyum circushair at boyum.us
Thu Oct 13 15:25:59 UTC 2011

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 10:17 AM, Mike Perkins
<mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk> wrote:
> 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

As I recall mythtv-setup pretty clearly display whether the screen you
are currently on applies to the local backend or globally to all
backends.  Though I'm not in front of a machine now to verify.

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