[mythtv-users] Confusion about Output Cards.

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sat Mar 18 03:18:50 UTC 2006

On 3/17/06, Nick Ellson <grimm at nickellson.com> wrote:
> I have been doing some searching, and I feel silly for not remembering the
> MythTV client demo I saw on Revision 3's system show. Ok, so a computer or
> something closer to the TV would work, but for what? I see it as the menu
> display client, and that it can call up recorded TV shows.
> But does it handle the rest? Live TV, MAME gaming, playback of stored DVD
> videos?
> If so, I liked the idea of the Myth XBox, or if Myth TV client ware could
> be stuffed into the MediaMPV box. Has anyone gone this route? Any other
> small form factor clients in use?

yes, all that stuff is part of the frontend system, just compile it
all like normal but don't run the backend (unless you want to use its
cpu to do commercial flagging or transcoding), and just have it run
the frontend and have it connect to your master back end.


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