[mythtv-users] Apple iTV - MythTV Frontend?

Kevin Hulse jedi at mishnet.org
Thu Jan 11 16:04:27 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 02:51:27PM -0800, Jake Palmer wrote:
> >From: Derek Anderson <public at kered.org>
> >
> >i thought the xbox hd-dvd drives were usb and could be plugged into a
> >normal computer...
> If by "normal computer" you mean a windows machine, then yes it can be made 
> to work.  Not an option for Linux.

	That's probably true of HD/BD DVD decoding in general at this
point. Until the encryption for the disks are locked out, those drives
are all pretty useless under Linux no matter what kind of system they're
in or how they're connected.
	At least the xbox option is modular. Once it is cracked, it can 
be easily hooked into a dedicated backend and never need see the living
room again.

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