[mythtv-users] Two frontends on one machine

Chad masterclc at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 01:28:25 UTC 2006


On 9/5/06, Rett D. Walters <rettw at rtwnetwork.com> wrote:
> Is it possible to have two frontends running on one pc?  For instance,
> run once instance on a X screen at a high resolution with DVI to an
> HDTV, and another on a second X screen via S-Video out to a regular TV?
> I am trying to consolidate machines (have too many) and one to drive
> both TV's would be great.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Rett Walters
>
> _______________________________________________

Not taking MythTV into play, but what about 2 X sessions?  You could
startx -- :1 for the second session.  Another option might be a
chroot, but I'd be hard pressed to see how the second video would work
on that...  Maybe a second card in an SLI-type setup???

-Chad


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