[mythtv-users] MythTV on XDSL on XBox

Adam Anderson adamand at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jul 4 23:18:57 EDT 2005

I tried to do an install of mythtv a while ago.  It came up with
problems with XFree86.  Which you can get as an extension of DSL, and I
tried for XDSL but it just didn't quite work right.  

Here is a post where I talk about it:  http://forums.xbox-


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> Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2005 16:32:23 +1200
> From: "Derek Watson" <DerekW at intergen.co.nz>
> Subject: RE: [mythtv-users] MythTV on XDSL on XBox
> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
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> Hi Jonny
> I'm not aware of it having been done yet, and have been browsing to see
> if it had previously. There was reference to it on a thread that I'll be
> damned if I can find now - basically someone was trying to compile it
> and complaining about satisfying dependencies.
> I thought it'd make a good lightweight alternative to xebian which takes
> around 90 seconds to boot (xdsl takes around 20 seconds), but haven't
> found time to look into it. The other distro that I thought looked
> pretty promising as a starting point is sxbmini (slax based).
> I'd love to hear how you progress and if I can offer any assistance :-)
> Derek. 

> Hi,
> Has anybody successfully installed mythtv on XDSL running on an XBox?
> (See http://www.xbox-linux.org/XDSL_HOWTO)
> I think its essentially just a cut down version of Xebian. I've managed
> to install XDSL on a loopback file on my (softmodded) XBox.
> It's a Debian based distro, so will I be able to use the normal Xbox
> scripts?
> I'm going to try anyway, I was just wondering if anybody had any tips?
> Thanks,
> Jonny

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