[mythtv-users] Myth without a tuner card
bluesguy_1 at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 17 19:28:36 EST 2004
--- Jon Hoyt <samika at myrealbox.com> wrote:
> Is it possible to use myth just for the modules,
> without even having a
> tv tuner installed? I thought I could just use the
> frontend alone, but
> I haven't been able to get it to start. I have
> MySQL working on
> another machine on the network so I set up the
> initial database using
> the mc.sql script and pointed the
> /root/.mythtv/mysql.txt file at that
> machine. Is there something else I need to do, or
> is this not possible?
I did my initial proof-of-concept myth setup (as a
learning experience) in VMware, so it's definitely
possible. I even almost got DVD's to play, but the
VMware X driver is pretty lame... But everything other
than watching TV does work.
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