[mythtv-users] Frontend identification

freedenizen freedenizen at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 23:58:17 UTC 2009


On Sun, Dec 27, 2009 at 1:35 PM, Brent Bolin <brent.bolin at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had to reload one of my frontends(mythbuntu).  I had custom settings
> in appearance setup.
>
> pixel size and horizontal off set so my "Watch Recordings" screen
> would display correctly because of over scan issues I have with this
> frontend.
>
> When I went into the setups for it,  all the settings were already there.
>
> I am using "Use custom identifier for frontend prefrences"
>
> It was missing the setting for "Use custom identifier for frontend
> prefrences" but all the rest was there.
>
> It's setup with the same username, hostname and IP
>
> So some how mythtv knows how to do this.

it stores it in the db by hostname.  The custom identifier is for if
you want it to store it by something other then the hostname.


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