[mythtv-users] Experiences with NetVista FE? What models/specs should I get for 720p/1080i?

Jon Larson jtlarson at u.washington.edu
Mon Nov 5 19:17:15 UTC 2007

Josh White wrote:
> ... Overall, I like the case, it fits well in a stereo cabinet, and it's very
> quite under normal frontend operation (more intensive jobs can make the fan
> kick on, but even then it's not that bad).
Thanks Josh--that's great to know.

Does anyone else have suggestions for similar HD-capable front ends?


> On 11/5/07, Jon Larson <jtlarson at u.washington.edu> wrote:
>> I've seen a few people talk about using cheap IBM NetVista desktops for
>> frontends, and I'm wondering if any of you would like to give your
>> opinions/impressions?
>> Specifically, I'm wondering if they are powerful enough for HDTV, what
>> specs would you recommend, does suspend-to-RAM work, what distro do you
>> use?
>> Jon

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