[mythtv-users] MythTV vs Media Center - funny

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sun Jan 21 17:37:30 UTC 2007

On Jan 21, 2007, at 10:30 AM, Gary Dawes wrote:

> Interesting. I have a workmate, (we are both in IT support), who  
> after being pusuaded by me, in his limited spare time has been  
> setting up a mythbox based on a barebones Media center PC  
> manufactured by FIC. In the UK it was sold by Elonex until they  
> went bust.
> He's been getting frustrated, and obtained a copy of MCE to see if  
> it fared any better with his hardware, which was designed as an MCE  
> platform, and like yourself it did not discover half the hardware  
> and failed to launch full stop.
> He then chucked the latest knoppmyth on it, and had a working  
> system minus the channel setup in about 40 minutes. He's some back  
> to the right side of the tracks.

Even if for some strange reason you want to run Windows you are  
generally better off using the software that came with your capture  
device and not MCE.

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