[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #8101: 'Always stream from backend' setting broken

Gavin Hurlbut gjhurlbu at gmail.com
Sat Nov 13 23:37:45 UTC 2010

On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 2:11 PM, John <reidjr at lineone.net> wrote:
> Although I have been running 0.24-fixes for a while, I recently hit a
> problem on upgrade to 0.24, two frontends would play back all recordings (
> including those in the LiveTV group), but would time out  on livetv.
> I traced it back to both these frontends had the path to the Livetv folder
> mounted exactly as the backend, using cifs on /media/1501 and the ringbuffer
> tries and fails to play from the direct path, (/media/1501/livetv/...). When
>  /media/1501 is not mounted the frontend is passed the url for streaming and
> all is well.

Not sure what to suggest here.  My setup doesn't have anything mounted
to the frontend and it works flawlessly.

> I use storage groups for everything now, but had to mount /media/1501 for
> Mythgallery to access pictures. Took me a day to work out why livetv stopped
> working (doh !)

Mythgallery does not yet use storage groups.  All mythgallery content
must be available to the frontend directly.  (I believe the same is
still true for mythmusic).  I intend to change mythgallery around

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