[mythtv] Is it possible to install mythtv to a PC without a TV card and use as a "client"

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Fri, 13 Dec 2002 22:11:07 -0500


On Friday 13 December 2002 10:02 pm, kevin thayer wrote:
> If you don't need to watch 'live' tv remotely, this
> shouldn't be a problem at all.. I'm fairly sure the
> stored files (mpg4 at least) are standard format. You
> can probably even open them up via windows and a samba
> share if samba is set up on your mythtv server.

They're not a standard format.

> Specifing a //smb/dir wouldn't work, but you could
> probably mount samba shares beforehand, then use the
> mountpath (ie /mnt/samba/media or where-ever you put
> it) instead.

Is the linux SMB implementation still limited to < 2GB files?

Isaac