[mythtv-users] Re: remote frontend and mtd
homepvr at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 14:24:52 EST 2005
Sorry guys. is this possible... can anyone rip a DVD via a remote frontend?
is it even possible???
On 11/6/05, brian boyle <homepvr at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/18/05, Geo <geodiaz_79 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > The reason we got no jobs was both the daemon not loading and the dvd
> > was not mounting properly. We remarked out (put a # in front of /dev/hdb in
> > our case) the dvd roms mount in fstab and this seemed to fix that issue.
> > Another big one was getting the daemon to run at boot. We fixed this by
> > creating a script in /home/mythtv/.kde/Autostart (we called it runmtd.sh).
> > We just used one command line, here is the script we wrote:
> > #! /bin/sh
> > #script to launch transcode daemon at startup
> > kdesu -u -root -c /user/bin/mtd -d
> > exit
> > This will run mtd as a daemon with root permissions. The issue we have
> > now is permission to write to the nfs mount as a regular user (it will only
> > let mythtv write to the mount ONLY if it is launched as root), we have not
> > figured that one out yet. Seems to be something in the NFS permissions on
> > the backend.
> > Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2005 11:37:10 -0400
> > From: brian boyle < homepvr at gmail.com<http://us.f302.mail.yahoo.com/ym/Compose?Tofirstname.lastname@example.org&YY=76138&order=down&sort=date&pos=0&view=a&head=b>
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> > Subject: [mythtv-users] remote frontend and mtd
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> > Hey folks.
> > I have looked in the archives but the search strings i tried sis not
> > reveal
> > anything useful. i have a remote frontend in my living room and the
> > backend
> > is in the basement. I want to be able to rip dvds into my movie archive
> > but
> > when i run the MTD daemon on the backend or the frontend (i have tried
> > both
> > and various combos), the frontend says there is "no jobs"
> > hope i have provided enough info for you folks to know what i am
> > talking
> > about.
> > Thanks folks.
> > Brian
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> > so do i run MTD on the frontend machine and if so how does it know where
> > to put everything, or do i run it on the backend and again if so how does
> > the front end know to speak to the backend regarding transcoding?
> sorry if i am just missing something. i can't get this to work at all.
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