[mythtv-users] Options for connecting a HD-PVR
stichnot at gmail.com
Tue Sep 6 13:51:15 UTC 2011
On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 9:36 AM, Joe Henley <joehenley at kc.rr.com> wrote:
> One solution would be to put the HD-PVR with the FE, make the FE also a
> slave BE, then connect the HD-PVR to it -- data could then passed from
> the combined FE/slaveBE to the master BE via the e-net connection. That
> looks to be very complex and likely loaded with hidden problems.
I used to do exactly that until I was finally able to consolidate all
BE-related hardware in one place. The slave BE recorded into an
NFS-mounted directory. It was actually quite straightforward. The
only problem I ran into was getting Live TV to work with that tuner on
a different FE, and that turned out to be an NFS configuration issue.
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