[mythtv-users] Moving MythTV backend to another computer
jedi at mishnet.org
Wed Mar 12 19:44:52 UTC 2014
On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 08:17:52PM +0100, Peter Carlsson wrote:
> On 03/11/2014 12:52 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> >On 03/11/2014 10:54 AM, Peter Carlsson wrote:
> >> My current setup (0.27) has a dedicated BE/FE where I have the tuners.
> >> This is powered off whenever it is not recording or when we a watching
> >> a recording.
> >> I also have a desktop/server which is a FE and is running 24/7.
> >> To make it easier to update the recording schedule etc. I would like
> >> to move the BE and the database to the desktop/server but still have
> >> the tuners in the current BE/FE. The hostnames will be kept for the
> >> different systems.
> >> Is this possible without too much trouble and should I follow the
> >> instructions at http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Backend_migration ?
> >> Are there any pros/cons I might have to consider?
> > Tunerless backends aren't supported, so you'd have to have tuners of
> > some sort in the master backend.
Yes. But they can be bogus or "test" tuners. So you don't have to worry
about associating any actual tuner hardware to your backend.
It's a minor nuissance easily worked around.
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