[mythtv] more newbie impressions
Thu, 28 Nov 2002 10:42:11 -0800 (PST)
Last night I got MythTV working and used it to record my favorite show.
Everything worked great! Good job!
I started looking into PVRs a while ago in conjunction with a project I
have been wanting to work on. I have seen other people on this list talk
about it as well. Basically, a media server in a garage/basement/office,
and a set top box (or boxen) on the TV/stereo/whatever.
Like adding gas to a flame, my interest really piqued when I saw this
It's a mini itx motherboard with TV out and an mpeg 2 decoder (among other
cool things like an LCD interface).
Ultimately I would like this device to be diskless, and accessing my
"media server" over 802.11b.
I know I have a long way to go on this (I don't think Linux supports the
TV out on this board, for example) but I think this would be a really cool
I also tried Freevo yesterday. It seems pretty cool as well, except it
doesn't record yet (doh!). But it *did* support displaying on a dxr3
device, which I happen to have. It had problems actually playing the TV
capture to the dxr3 device, but I think with some tweaking I could get
that working. Has anyone looked into supporting displaying to a dxr3