[mythtv-users] Re: anyone attempt mythfrontend on Cygwin?

Schlomo Schapiro ivtv at schlomo.schapiro.org
Tue Sep 21 14:06:34 EDT 2004


if my laptop would run Linux it would be doing so already for a long time 
... Problem is that it has no NIC and the cardbus doesn't work in Linux 
:-( And my wife needs Win for some MS progs...

Sorry, but for this sad piece of HW there is no alternative.


On Mon, 20 Sep 2004, Benjamin Watkins wrote:

> Schlomo Schapiro wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >it can't find the mythavcodec library ...
> >
> >Maybe it has to have a "cyg" prefix as the cygmythavformat library it is 
> >trying to link ? (Just a wild guess !).
> >
> >Try doing the make in the subdirs manually to track down what goes and 
> >what not.
> >
> >In general I was wondering: How does the Video output stuff work on Win32 
> >? Is there a DirectX driver for MythTV ?
> >
> >BTW, I am also most interested to see a Win32 mythfrontend to watch TV on 
> >my Windows notebook in the bedroom :-)
> >
> >Regards,
> >Schlomo
> >
> Have you given any thought to running KnoppMyth from a CD?  You can boot 
> your laptop from the CD and run it as a frontend without any hard drive 
> installation.  Don't get me wrong, I want to see mythfrontend compile 
> under Cygwin as well.  I just though that this might be helpful towards 
> your ultimate goal.  At the very least, it may suffice until you can get 
> mythfrontend to compile.
> http://mysettopbox.tv/
> -Ben : )
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