[mythtv-users] Need help / suggestion for building a myth box
myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Dec 14 20:13:10 EST 2005
I have about 7,000 tracks in my library. I got excited and copied it
all to my mythtv box, but I don't use it because it's a pain. I don't
know C at all, but I was considering writing something in Perl or PHP
that would allow some easy browsing/playlist selection stuff and add
it to my MythWeb. I would probably keep it completely separate from
Myth and use a SQLite DB or something so it's portable. I'm sure
there are tons of scripts out there that do this, but I would keep
the interface TV/IR Remote friendly specifically for using on my
Now to only find the time to do it...
On Dec 14, 2005, at 10:23 AM, James Armstrong wrote:
>>> Regarding MythMusic, I'll refrain from saying anything as I have
>>> nothing nice to say. If there are users out there who listen to
>>> a lot of music (as many hours/day as TV) and use MythMusic, I
>>> implore them to come forward and share their success stories.
>> I don't know what you mean by success, but if that's just having
>> it working, then yes I play music with visualizations and all :D
>> It doesn't crash or do anything wierd. However, when displaying
>> visualizations full screen, it won't display the track name when
>> the song changes. Other than that works great have no other
>> gripes. I wouldn't say I listen as many hours as watching TV, but
>> almost as much. Sound is pretty good coming out of my onboard
>> chip; could be better with a better card of course.
> I use it some and find it akward to browse / modify the play lists.
> I have not figured out how to add a playlist, just delete and
> rename. Other than that, it works just fine to listen to music.
> - James
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