[mythtv] XBox - MythTV

Stephan Wentz wentz at gmx.de
Wed Feb 5 14:24:28 EST 2003

Am Mittwoch, 5. Februar 2003 08:14 schrieb Peter Marriott:
> Using it to capture would be difficult and probably too much for it but, I
> think having my Xbox behave as a MythTV frontend would be great, it would
> mean one less clunky box in my living room. I have only had my Xbox for a
> couple of weeks, and now I am stuck in the US on a business trip, but when
> I return, I will certainly be trying it.

please inform me about this! i'm really interested in this, i'd like to get a 
xbox running as a frontend, would be great! 

> By my reckoning the Xbox makes a good candidate for a mythfrontend machine
> as:
> 1) Has good quality TV-OUT
> 2) It is quiet
> 3) Looks better than most (cheap) PC cases.
> 4) It is cheap ($300AUD)
> 5) Comes with build in DVD player.
> 6) Has IR receiver from the DVD kit (don't know if this will work under
> Linux)

7) mplayer runs on it (as far as i can remember)

bye, stephan

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