[mythtv-users] Multiple backends
brekkal at gmail.com
Sat Jul 30 21:49:28 EDT 2005
When you start mythbackend on your slave box, does it start up saying
..."starting mythbackend as slave"... or something to that effect?
You should also see a line stating that it has successfully connected
to the master backend at a particular IP adddress.
On 7/30/05, Chad <masterclc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/28/05, Nicholas Gibson <ngibsonn at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have two mythtv servers, each one with 1 PVR-350
> > card and each one hooked into it's own digital cable
> > box.
> > Presently I have one machine working as the master
> > backend and the other one configured as (I think) a
> > slave backend. The slave hooks into the Master's
> > database and has no Video source configured per the
> > mythtv documentation.
> > No matter what I do I can't get mythtv to schedule
> > anything out of the slave's pvr-350 card. If anything
> > is recording on the master I can't watch tv or record
> > anything on the slave.
> > It's like the capture card configuration is
> > conflicting on each machine and it's only seeing the
> > master's 350 card in the database.
> > I used mythtvsetup on each machine to set up the
> > capture card and input configuration.
> > What am I doing wrong or is it just not possible to
> > have two capture cards working in separate machines,
> > one existing in a slave?
> > Any help would be much appreciated.
> > Thanks
> This reads to me as if you don't have your slave configured correctly.
> On the slave you should configure the PVR350 as a capture device, and
> assign it a video source (you don't need to create a new video source,
> the one you created on the master should be present as a choice on the
> This should be sufficient for both cards to be used simultaneously...
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