[mythtv] General XBOX client questions - (my xbox is broken - can I get XBMC running on it - read on...)

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu Dec 15 12:04:30 EST 2005

stuart wrote:
> Hi...
> I am entering this in hopes that there are more technical people here 
> in mythtv land then on the average xbox list.  My xbox died w/o an 
> error code - just the "green" screen of death (suspiciously close to 
> the xbox 360 release... hum...).  Is there a discussion (people) 
> somewhere who know enough about xbox's to enlighten me as to the 
> possibility of turning this heap of junk into a mythtv client.  That 
> is, if all that died is the hard drive (I am hoping) can I still turn 
> it around into doing something useful?  (Actually a mythtv client 
> sounds more useful than the gaming - but I'll take that argument up 
> with my kid later.)
>     ...thanks
It depends what the problem might be. With a hardware modchip, you can 
use any hard drive, I believe. I don't have much experience on the 
hardware side of the Xbox, but I just bought a second one for the 
upstairs TV... :)


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