[mythtv-users] MythTV using NAS (on a via ) using Gigabit ethernet.

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 14:19:31 UTC 2008


On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 9:01 AM, Steve Daniels <
steve.p.daniels at googlemail.com> wrote:

> 2008/6/26 Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com>:
> > On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 7:54 AM, Ma Begaj <derliebegott at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> 2008/6/26 Roy Lofthouse <lofty69 at gmail.com>:
> >>> I would prefer a system that is on 24x7 but I want something that is
> >>> low powered, quite quiet and can be located somewhere out of the way
> >>> and I'm hoping this is feasible.
> >>
> >>
> >> I was also thinking the same thing, but it is not true. It needs
> >> mythbackend for something (no idea what for).
> >>
> >> But you could install a master backend without tuners on your NAS
> >> machine, and use your other backend as a slave backend. Your NAS is
> >> always online -> your master backend is online.
> >
> > The backend is what serves up your recorded files.  It has to be on.
> > IIRC, the master backend also has to have at least one tuner.
>
> I believe this to be incorrect.


Sorry.  The backend has to be available for the frontend to connect to AND
has to have at least one tuner.

Kevin
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