[mythtv-users] 0.25 - livetv fails when starting on a specificchannel

Scott and Nicole Harris snharris99 at live.com
Mon Mar 19 19:34:36 UTC 2012

>> Yes.  That is a reason to have an NFS mount (all MythTV 
>> "recorders"--including transcoders--need to be able to write directly to 
>> the file system, so you can use NFS to make that file system available 
>> on a remote system).
>> However, a properly configured NFS mount is usable for /both/ playback 
>> and transcoding.
>> I.e. there's no reason to use NFS for transcoding but not use NFS for 
>> playback.  Therefore, you don't need to force MythTV protocol streaming 
>> from the backend for playback.  Just let it use the NFS-mounted file 
>> system directly.
>> Mike

>I'm not actually using NFS, I'm using samba/cifs to mount it locally.  >However, I'm not sure what I'm supposed to change.  When the local file system >is mounted, LiveTV does not work unless AlwaysStream is turned on.  >If you can't point me in the right direction as to what I do to fix that >other than the work around, I'm all for learning. 
I should also mention that it is ONLY with Live TV.  All other playback (videos, recorded shows) works fine on this remote machine without the "AlwayStream" setting. 		 	   		  

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