bill at bbqninja
May 14, 2012, 9:30 PM
Post #2 of 2
On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 11:40 AM, Michael Watson
Re: Tunerless master â€¦ supported or still not?
[In reply to]
<michael [at] thewatsonfamily> wrote:
> On 15/05/2012 11:14 AM, Bill Williamson wrote:
>> I'd like to have my "master" backend (eg the server that MUST be up in
>> order for clients to watch videos) be as light weight as possible.
>> Ideally the MBE wouldn't do any jobs (commercial detection etc) nor
>> have any tuners, just basically being a file server and database.
>> I know that a while ago it was NOT supported to have a tunerless
>> master backend. Â Is this now supported?
> Unsure whether a tuner-less backend is supported or not. Â Â My guess is
> that it is not.
> To get around it, you can add a "Demo Test Recorder", pointing to a valid
> MPEG-2 Transport Stream file. Â You can download a valid stream from
> Add a video source, with no grabber, and Perform EIT Scan turned off, assign
> the new tuner to the new video source.
> On 0.25, you can set the LiveTV and Recording Priorities to 0, so the
> "tuner" will be never used. Â (Or a really High number)
> NOTE: Â If both LiveTV and Recording Priority is set to 0, Shutdown on Idle
> does not seem to work.
Thanks for that. Is there a way to make the MBE ineligible for jobs?
Also, my MBE will never need to shut down on idle (it's also my file
server, hence wanting to have it as little impact as possible!)
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