[mythtv-users] BackEnd FrontEnd, how does it work??

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Wed Jul 13 01:07:22 EDT 2005


PAUL WILLIAMSON wrote:

>Apaprently you don't know about Myth recordings either ;-)
>
>No nfs mounts are involved.  All playback on Myth frontends 
>takes place via the myth protocol.  If you want to watch videos 
>stored on the frontend streamed from the backend, THAT is 
>when you need nfs mounts.
>  
>
My understand is that it works both ways.  If the frontend has direct 
access to the files via NFS/SAMBA/ETC then it will use it otherwise it 
will stream the files.

Kevin


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