[mythtv-users] Setting up slave backend

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sun Mar 11 23:10:21 UTC 2012

On 3/11/2012 18:03, John Finlay wrote:
> On 03/11/2012 02:21 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
>> On 3/11/2012 16:59, John Finlay wrote:
>>> I figured I'd have one tuner on the
>>> slave and several disks that would be used for storing recordings from
>>> that tuner and a bunch of videos. Reading the Storage Groups wiki page
>>> seems to indicate that I just add the slave directories to the master
>>> storage groups and leave the slave storage groups settings alone (I
>>> actually removed the Local Storage Groups while trying to make this work).
>> Recordings on slave backends will fall through to storage directories
>> defined on the master backend, if there are none defined locally.  In
>> 0.25, Video directories duplicate this behavior, however you still need
>> to perform a scan before any content will show up in MythVideo.  In
>> 0.22-0.24, the Videos directories must be defined in mythtv-setup on
>> each slave backend which is to host content.
> I am running 0.24 and setting up a Videos Local Storage Group on the
> slave shows the videos on the slave however some of the videos are ISOs
> and they will not play from the slave but will play from the master. Is
> this a known problem?

Maybe you don't have the external dependencies needed for DVD playback 
installed on the remote frontend?

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