[mythtv-users] Epia 10K advice
pbender at qualcomm.com
Wed Jun 22 15:28:33 UTC 2005
James Pattinson wrote:
> Hi All
> I have a backend box that's been working for about a month recording
> things for me to watch on my computer screen. I now have an EPIA 10k
> machine that I'd like to configure as a proper frontend for connection
> to a TV.
> However I am getting very confused by things like CLE266, Unichrome, and
> via drivers, closed or open source, xfree or xorg. I am not new to Linux
> but haven't had to do much with X11 in the past.
> Does anyone have any advice on how to get this set up as a front end? I
> am currently running gentoo on there, but if there's an easier way I
> could go fedora or something. What I'm really after is a quick HOWTO to
> get it working in the best possible way.
> I've also heard that the OSD is only in black and white for EPIA - is
> this sorted now?
I suggest MiniMyth <http://linpvr.org>. It is self contained Linux
distribution for running MythTV on diskless VIA EPIA boards.
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