[mythtv-users] AppleTV 2 and MythTV

Craig Partin cpartin at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 00:03:40 UTC 2008

On Jan 15, 2008 4:42 PM, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org> wrote:
> Peter A. Daly wrote:
> > Apple today announced the AppleTV 2, their second generation set-top device.
> > Personally, I'm excited to see where this will go.  What do you think?
> Can AppleTV2 do DLNA? If yes, then MythTV is a DLNA server, and voila,
> instant integration without having to run MythTV on the Apple box.
> BTW, I've heard a couple rumors that the DLNA code in MythTV is not
> quite production-ready yet - e.g., when using the PS3 as a DLNA client,
> there might be some issues with MythTV, while it works fine with other
> DLNA servers.

I doubt it does DLNA but if you could fake the iTunes network sharing
protocol it would work.  I believe the
firefly(http://www.fireflymediaserver.org/) software does this.

I think AppleTV2 is just a software update.  Not a hardware update.
Calling version 2 might not be appropriate

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