[mythtv-users] Adding slave backend
brutab at verizon.net
Fri Jul 13 14:32:50 UTC 2007
Mike Perkins wrote:
> Mitch Gore wrote:
> In my experience, when mythweb shows a remote backend (ie a tuner not in
> the master backend's box) as "currently not connected" it means that the
> slave backend for that tuner isn't running.
> It may be that you started it and it fell over shortly afterwards,
> perhaps when you selected it for live TV ('y' on keyboard to switch tuners).
> Try running the slave backend from a command prompt to see what messages
> turn up. If nothing obvious is there, you might have to increase the
> logging (mythbackend -v help).
> It's possible, if the slave backend is still running, that the master
> backend doesn't recognise it, although I wouldn't know how such a
> mismatch might happen, or how to debug it.
> Mike Perkins
> mythtv-users mailing list
> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
I've had the situation where both the master and slave back ends were
running on each system but communication just won't connect. No amount
of restarting the slave will get it to work. Restarting the master back
end application is what typically does the trick for me.
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