[mythtv-users] Epia 10K advice

Paul Bender 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?
> Thanks
> James

I suggest MiniMyth <http://linpvr.org>. It is self contained Linux 
distribution for running MythTV on diskless VIA EPIA boards.

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