[mythtv-users] Is "killall mythfrontend" safe?

Brett Kosinski fancypantalons at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 06:50:03 UTC 2007


On 3/10/07, Larry Sanderson <larry.sanderson at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Speaking of which, is there any reason why 2 instances of the frontend
> can't
> > run on one system?
>
> Possible soundcard contention issues is my only guess.  I plan to do
> EXACTLY this (TV and projector) and so will know soon enough...


Well, as long as you're using ALSA, this shouldn't be a problem, as it
supports device sharing (both software and hardware mixing).  See:

http://alsa.opensrc.org/AlsaSharing

Brett.
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