[mythtv-users] Multiple backends
mythtv-list at dinkum.org.uk
Sun Mar 20 12:55:49 UTC 2011
On 20 Mar 2011, at 11:58, tim draper wrote:
> i think i already know the answer to this; but i'll ask anyway.
> multiple backends...
> i have (a fairly power-hungry) mythtv FE/BE machine. this is put into suspend when not in-use. (aka PC1)
> i also have a low powered server that runs 24/7.
> what i'd like todo is build a VM on the server, as a mythtv BE, with the sole purpose of viewing tv listings. this VM would not have a tv card present (not enough PCIe slots) and would rely soly on the data from the PC1 BE
> is this possible?
I understand there is support for this sort of configuration coming soon, hopefully 0.25, some people are running this sort of configuration already but there are some remaining issues. Search this list for tunerless master backend and you will get some idea of the issues.
Of course you would need to be using some sort of network source for listing data, xmltv grabber, Schedules Direct etc. otherwise you would only get listings updated when the tuner slave backend was on and you might end up with the listings eit data keeping the tuner slave backend running all the time.
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