[mythtv] multiple frontends, same machine different users
laga+mythtv at laga.ath.cx
Wed Oct 31 10:13:09 UTC 2007
Erez D schrieb:
> 1. the first instance of frontend works ok, the second doesn't find the
> backend. if i select 'continue with no backend', it continues ok, and i
> can watch both recorded and live tv (on both instances)
It looks like both instances of mythfrontend want to bind to the same
port (upnp?) which is why autodiscovery fails. I'm not sure if this is a
bug, but I know that it's very annoying.
> 2. the configuration is held in the database per host, so even using
> different users will still yield both frondends having the same
> a hack may be of using 'HOSTNAME=bougusHostname mythfrontend' for one of
> the instances. will this work ?
See LocalHostName in mysql.txt
> 3. probably a result of the same configuration used by both instances:
> both audios are sent to the same soundcard.
Anyways, questions like those you've asked are better placed on the
mythtv-users mailing list since they deal exclusively with configuration
issues (well, 2.5 out of 3 questions).
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