[mythtv-users] New to building computers and MythTV

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 16:38:01 UTC 2007

> For now, I'd probably get a 500gig HDD, but I would also want enough
> internal drive bays to allow for an additional 2 or 3 HDDS.
Depending on how much you value your recordings you may consider
smaller drives and use software raid 5 or 1 on them.

> > How many TVs do you want to be able to use Myth on?
> >
> Most likely one, but would it be difficult to use it on two?
I guess you can do this with cabling and an a/b switch.

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> Also, is it necessary to have a frontend and backend system?  Or can it all
> be run on the same box?

It can run on the same box. I have 2 frontend / backend combos.


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