[mythtv-users] koolu frontend
Bert Van Kets
mythtv-users at vankets.com
Thu Sep 20 10:01:40 UTC 2007
James Orr wrote:
> I'm thinking about separating my backend from my frontend. They are
> currently combined, but it gets a little noisy sometimes.
> I found this as a possible frontend ... http://www.koolu.com/
> I searched the list and was quite surprised not to get any hits as it
> even has a mythtv frontend running in the product demo video.
> Obviously this box won't have the horse-power for playing back HD, but
> that is not a concern for me at the moment, or indeed for the
> forseeable future.
> Is anybody using one of these? The one downside I see is that I use
> MythDVD as my main DVD player, and this obviously does not have a DVD
> player in it. I could use an external USB DVD player, does anybody
> know how well those work under Linux?
> I'd also have to get some form of USB IR receiver that works with
> lirc. I have the serial irman right now.
If you don't need DVD player support, there is a nice and cheaper
Check out this alternative from Hauppage :
Detailed info in putting Linux on that box here : http://www.mvpmc.org/
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