[mythtv-users] On the verge of giving up
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Wed Sep 19 13:25:31 UTC 2007
On Tue, Sep 18, 2007 at 08:24:59PM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> IMHO, MythTV is a very expensive DVR solution--it costs a /lot/ of time
> to learn what you need to learn to make it a good DVR and to keep up
> with support, maintenance, development/changes for upgrades, etc. That
> being said, I feel it's worth the time cost to me because I love hacking
> on it and learning from it. If it's not worth the time cost to you,
> then Windows MCE (if you're willing to spend some time on it) or a
> cable-/satellite-company provided DVR or a 3rd party DVR like a
> TiVo/ReplayTV (if you'd rather it just work) is probably a better solution.
FWIW, I used to agree with you on that, until I installed 0.20.2.
Now, admittedly, you gotta install a distro under it, and I used SuSE,
instead of a packaged one. But once I clean-sheeted out from under a
crashed old box, it went like a top. I just didn't bail *soon* enough.
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
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