[mythtv-users] Mythtv on PS3

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Fri Jun 6 22:56:34 UTC 2008

On Friday 06 June 2008 13:36:18 Johnny Russ wrote:
> > > I just saw this today on dual-booting a PS3 with Ubuntu:
> > > http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/how_to/4263321.html
> > >
> > > I might now have a wife-acceptable reason to acquire a PS3 if it can
> > > be used as a frontend.
> >
> > nice.  and it will do blu-ray as well (maybe not via myth).  that's
> > not a bad deal for a blu-ray player...
> Now you just need to figure out how to explain to your wife why you need a
> petabyte RAID array to backup all of you blu-ray movies. ;)

You might also have to explain the "Thank You" notes you will begin to receive 
from your local power utility, although if you live in a cold climate this 
might be offset a bit by reduced heating fuel costs.

My PS3 draws over 200 watts at idle, more if you ask it to do something. Bit 
much for a F/E IMHO.


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