[mythtv-users] Setting up slave backend system
ijr at case.edu
Tue Sep 20 16:26:08 UTC 2005
On Tuesday 20 September 2005 12:22 pm, Greg Woods wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-09-20 at 11:04 -0500, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> > Greg Woods wrote:
> > >>I expected to see the SBE capture cards defined in the MBE system in
> > >> the status page or in the setup on the MBE.
> > >
> > >This means you have to run mythtv-setup on the machine that has the card
> > >to set up capture cards.
> > Why is this confusing?
> I too expected to see all the available capture cards in mythtv-setup no
> matter which host I ran it on. Now that I understand more about how it
> works (that is, some things are stored in the central database and some
> are stored locally), it's not so confusing any more. But when I was
> first trying to set up an SBE that had previously been a tuner-less
> front-end-only system, it was confusing.
Everything's stored in the same central database. Cards don't show up on the
master because it requires local access to the card to probe the various
available settings & inputs.
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