[mythtv-users] MythBackend with no Tuners
R. G. Newbury
newbury at mandamus.org
Sat Dec 31 22:24:36 UTC 2011
On 12/31/2011 06:51 AM, Nick Rout wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 11:33 AM, R. G. Newbury<newbury at mandamus.org> wrote:
>> For some years I have had a BE/FE setup on this desktop machine at work.
>> Purely for research and testing purposes, of course.
>> The box has no tuners, but uses a copy of the mythconverg database from
>> the mythbox at home. The 'programs' 'recorded' here are mainly downloads
>> or copies of programs recorded at home.
>> Recently, I upgraded to Fedora 16 and a new git of master trunk. The
>> backend starts but after checking the tuners, and finding none, shuts down.
>> This used to work. I would like to have 'tuners' to match the lineup
>> inputs and be able to view the upcoming TV schedule.
>> Does anyone know why this no longer works, and how, if at all, I can
>> work-around it?
> The problem of having the backend startup fail can be alleviated by
> using a dummy tuner, it's an option that started (I think) in 0.24.
Well I seemed to recall something about that, but could not find
anything in mythtv-setup which looked like it was a dummy tuner.
Can a have a hint please?
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