[mythtv-users] TiVo (S1) as a MythTV Frontend

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Feb 6 00:19:24 UTC 2007

On Feb 5, 2007, at 4:12 PM, Tortise wrote:

> Hi Brian
> I was not looking to claim the idea as mine, having posted a link  
> where someone else had given some thought to it.
> I think the Myth frontend might be customised to work on TiVo somehow.
> What I was hoping to do was stimulate some interest in someone with  
> the skills helping out.
> Thinking about this some more, if one could, for example, run up  
> Ubuntu on the TiVo box then one would be almost there!
> Seems to me someone with the right skills could do this quite  
> easily.  Sadly that is not me, yet anyways.
> Kind regards
> David Hingston

Brian's intent was not to make sure you know you weren't the first to  
think of it. His intent was that you read the information in the link  
he provided so you would realize that it has been researched by  
people who are able to do what you suggest and found it to be  
impossible due to the custom hardware contained within the Tivo.

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