[mythtv-users] backends without tuners (was Re: Transcoding is being done on frontends, not backend)
myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Jan 9 04:29:49 UTC 2009
On Jan 8, 2009, at 8:05 PM, Craig Sanders wrote:
> it would be nice if this stuff was actually in the documentation and
> hidden in a mailing list archive (and contradicted by other posts in
> same mailing list archive).
> the manual is the official word. stuff on mailing lists is opinion and
> commentary and anecdotes...some of it very useful and accurate, some
> it ill-informed, misguided and dangerous: "caveat googlor"
> the only mention of mythjobqueue in the manual is a few paragraphs at
> section 23.25 - there's no mention anywhere in the manual that
> backends are unsupported, or that mythjobqueue should be used
> instead of
> mythbackend if no tuners are installed.
> not even http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Mythjobqueue mentions
> and http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/User_Manual:Detailed_configuration_Backend
> just says "Each backend can have any number of tuners."
> i'll look into running mythjobqueue on the tunerless machines rather
> than a full BE.
> (until this thread, i didn't even know it existed. myth BE has been
> working fine for me on machines without tuner cards)
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