[mythtv-users] Who wants to set up my Myth box?
kichigai at comcast.net
Tue Feb 21 04:30:14 UTC 2006
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Are you familiar with KnoppMyth? Seriously, it's like idiot easy.
Download, burn, install. It'll wipe out the existing OS and all
included software, and it installs to only one hard disk (HDA, but
you can modify it after installation). It took me twelve tries to get
it right (but that's just because I had an awful run of luck with my
hardware... bad Mobo, bad RAM, bad HDD, bad video card, bad PSU,
never knowing which was the problem). Once I replaced my entire
machine, it took one install. I've had no problem with it since I
installed the system.
KnoppMyth is designed to be really easy to install. Once you have a
running back-end, you can use the CD to run a diskless front-end,
right off the disc! KnoppMyth R5A30.1 (latest release) is running
MythTV 0.18, so it's not the latest, but it is very stable, and has
tons of support from the community. I highly recommend it.
On Feb 20, 2006, at 12.33, Steve Dorsey wrote:
> I don't know if this is appropriate (I apologize, if it is not)
> but I'd like to pay someone $100 (and a pizza, if you're local to the
> south SF bay area) to set up my Myth box. I've been working on it for
> days, and I cannot get it working. The kind people on the myth-users
> IRC channel have been helpful, but I fear that I am wearing their
> patience thin.
> I'd pay to have this up and running. I have RedHat FC4 installed,
> Myth installed, the SQL database up and running, and a few more
> things activated. I have not deleted ant conf files, and the system
> is in a generally good state. I'd be happy to release access via ssh
> to anyone who is willing to help, assuming that you will have no
> problems with me changing the passwords (and the IP address) on the
> machine after all is working.
> I'm quite serious about this. I love MythTV, and - when it is
> working - it is a fantastic system. I used BeyondTV for about a year,
> and it was cool, but Myth is SO much better.
> - Get MythTV, MySQL, LIRC, and DVD playback working on my 2-tuner
> (WinTV 150/250) system via nVidia S-video out
> - Get serial control of my 2 RCA DRD435RH DirecTV receivers working
> - I'd love it to run on my current Redhat fc4 install
> - Put up with my idiot Linux newbie questions
> - If you're remote, chat via AIM while installing
> If you're interested, please respond at the following email
> dorseygraphics , com <--should be a dot com
> Thanks for reading.
> mythtv-users mailing list
> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
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