[mythtv-users] Some Info on the Video Without Boundaries Boxes

Jesse Guardiani jesse at wingnet.net
Fri Apr 7 17:58:46 UTC 2006

Warren wrote:
> Jesse Guardiani wrote:
>> This looks like a really nice candidate for a mythfrontend system to an 
>> SDTV, possibly capable
>> of playing back HDTV at SDTV resolutions. I assume the OS is just loaded 
>> on the HD? Or does
>> it use a ROM for booting?
> It's an OS on an HD.  I have been trying to get one of them stable 
> enough to do exactly that.  The added bonus of a keyboard and remote 
> control that are mapped to look like keyboard input without any 
> additional drivers is nice too, but the main problem is keeping the 
> damned thing stable.  Removing the APM and ACPI drivers from the 
> kernel seems to help.  I am going to try removing PCMCIA as well since 
> mine will be hardwired to my house network and I know that there have 
> been historical problems with PCMCIA on this motherboard.

Let us know what result you get. BTW, how are you "hard wiring" it to 
the network if not via the PCMCIA?
Does it have an ethernet port?

Also, you mentioned before that the RCA video input on the back isn't 
connected to the hardware encoder.
What's it connected to then?


Jesse Guardiani
Programmer/Sys Admin
jesse at wingnet.net

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