[mythtv-users] Headless tvout-only Frontend

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon May 15 12:42:22 EDT 2006

On 5/15/06, Santiago Almenara <salmenara at bcp.com.pe> wrote:
> Hello!
> I am thinking in buying a Hauppage 350 (I already have a 150) with tv-out
> and connecting it to my TV.
> The specs of this machine would be:
> - Pentium III 1.0 Ghz
> - 512 MB RAM
> - HD IDE 100 GB (more then enough)
> - Hauppagge PVR-150
> - I don't remember the video card but it uses the i810 driver for X.
> (I don't have any HD content)
> As you might imagine it is also my backend.
> Will it be possible to connect it directly to the TV and use it as frontend
> without a monitor???

You will want to use a monitor to set it up, but once things are set
you won't need to use the monitor anymore. As well, you can use SSH or
VNC to connect to the machine to perform maintenance, etc.

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