[mythtv-users] Paying one or some of the developers

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Thu Sep 7 17:26:37 UTC 2006

On Sep 7, 2006, at 11:07 AM, Joe Marcom wrote:

> Tom Lichti wrote:
>>> I actually think a bounty system is a great idea.  Speaking as  
>>> someone
>>> whose coding skills aren't up to the standard to fix the few  
>>> things in
>>> Myth I'd like to see differently, this would provide the possibility
>>> of getting work done.
> snip
>    I like the idea, also, though on a grander scale than is being
> discussed here.  After many months of failure with Myth (attempting  
> with
>   KnoppMyth, AMICUS, and others), I would pay a considerable sum for a
> system that would install and run on any of my computers.  The  
> magnitude
> of my request can be estimated by the fact that even the Editor-in- 
> Chief
> of Linux Journal has commented on the difficulty of installing MythTV,
> in the current (October) issue.  Linux Format magazine has posted a  
> few
> similar comments; you folks who have a fully-functioning system are
> indeed fortunate.  I envy you.

I spent about 20 minutes installing MythDora. It's been up for 172  
days now without so much as a hiccup, using pretty much standard PC  
gear and 4 PVR-150s.

I think HD systems would be harder, but you must have something  
pretty abnormal if you are having that much trouble getting things  

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