[mythtv-users] My Tivo just died. Beyond or Myth?
cwatson at linkline.com
Sat Jun 25 03:40:16 UTC 2005
Todd Bailey wrote:
> Just my 2 cents here.
Just my 2 cents.
> I think 2 more items that need to be considered is system stability, and
> ease of installation.
> None of the replies I read so far mention how stable myth is when
> compared to beyond.
What do you expect? You are on the MythTV mailing list... I for one
have never used BeyondTV or any Windows based PVR.
> And I think it's probably safe to say that installation of beyond tv is
> plug and play while myth needs careful installation and attention to
I bet I could install KnoppMyth on a bare system faster than you can
install BeyondTV (and Windows) on a bare system.
> I've been evaluating it for about a week and so far my experiences have
> been, for lack of better terms, interesting.
I've been using MythTV for over 2 years. First on Mandrake then on
KnoppMyth. It has been very stable. For the most part, I leave my
master backend running 24x7. Last month I went out of town for a
business trip that was suppose to last 1 week, it ended up being three.
When I returned, my master backend had filled up, yet the it was still
up and running!
PS: While one can watch and record HDTV w/ MythTV, currently one cannot
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