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

David Campbell dave at cpfc.org
Tue Feb 6 12:53:51 UTC 2007

Dan Ritter wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 03:37:59AM -0700, Brian Wood wrote:
>> The Linksys NSLU2 (aka "slug") also runs Linux, has a much faster CPU  
>> and USB 2.0 ports with standard drivers available. You could try to  
>> run Myth on that, you would have a far better chance than on a TiVo,  
>> but I doubt it could be done either.
> That particular machine, not so much. However, there are similar
> ARM architecture machines, also running Linux, which might do a
> decent job of hosting a Plextor ConvertX or similar. Consider
> the Iyonix, which is basically a desktop box, or the Thecus
> N2100 NAS box (http://www.cyrius.com/debian/iop/)

or a Linkstation :)

root at LINKSTATION:~# cat /proc/cpuinfo
system type             : MIPS IDT32434
processor               : 0
cpu model               : MIPS 4Kc V0.10
BogoMIPS                : 399.76
wait instruction        : yes
microsecond timers      : yes
tlb_entries             : 16
extra interrupt vector  : yes
hardware watchpoint     : yes
VCED exceptions         : not available
VCEI exceptions         : not available
root at LINKSTATION:~# free -m
              total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:            60         58          1          0         11         21
-/+ buffers/cache:         25         34
Swap:          258         22        236
root at LINKSTATION:~# lspci
0000:00:00.0 Non-VGA unclassified device: Integrated Device Tech: 
Unknown device 0000
0000:00:02.0 Unknown mass storage controller: Integrated Technology 
Express, Inc. IT/ITE8212 Dual channel ATA RAID controller (PCI version 
seems to be IT8212, embedded seems (rev 13)
0000:00:04.0 USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB (rev 43)
0000:00:04.1 USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB (rev 43)
0000:00:04.2 USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB 2.0 (rev 04)

David Campbell :: www.cpfc.org

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