[mythtv-users] Slave Backend - making recordings available on Master

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Sep 27 16:06:27 UTC 2020

On 9/27/20 11:26 AM, John wrote:
> I have a working system with a Master & Slave Backend. All recordings 
> go to a shared folder on the Master. With Master Backend Override set 
> the recordings produced by the slave are directly accessible by the 
> master. However Leanfrontend fetches them from the slave doubling the 
> network traffic.
> There is a very old thread which describes how to deal with slave 
> recordings when the device is retired it recommends:-
> Update your database to tell mythbackend that a new host now owns the
> recordings from the to-be-retired backend host:
> mysql -umythtv -p mythconverg -e "UPDATE recorded SET hostname =
> 'new_hostname' WHERE hostname = 'old_hostname';"
> Does any body know if this is still valid?
> If so I could run it daily to convert slave recordings.
I know the master backend flag is not supported on leanfront. I will fix 
that. Can I send you a build to test on your setup before I release it?


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