[mythtv-users] SD Channel Picked Over HD

Tim Draper veehexx at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 15:44:44 UTC 2011

On 13 October 2011 16:25, Mark Boyum <circushair at boyum.us> wrote:

> 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.
> -Mark

doesn't mythweb have general recording priority settings?
i know there are some settings (BE or FE, or both?) that can be done via
mythweb, and you can select the device you wish to apply the changes on.

i dont have access to mythweb right now, so unable to get more details, but
it might be possible todo it via webgui than to login in and use
just a thought :)
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