[mythtv-users] Foresight Linux with MythTV?

Greg Grotsky spikeygg at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 14:16:05 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jun 5, 2008 at 9:59 AM, Greg Grotsky <spikeygg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is anyone using foresight linux with mythtv?  I just bought a KPC K-4500
> machine from Newegg and I'm trying to get mythtv going on it as a
> lightweight frontend.  I was able to get everything compiled but when I try
> to setup myth using mythtv-setup I'm having problems with connecting to the
> database:
> QSQLDatabase warning :QMYSQL3 driver not loaded .
> QSQLDatabase : Available drivers :
> There are many threads of this error and most of them explain that you need
> to install qt-mysql package. I think I specifically need the
> libmysqlclient.so and whatever package that file comes in.  However, I've
> been unable to find the package for foresight, I think the distribution is
> too new.  I'd like to get it working with foresight but if I have to I'll
> wipe it and go with something I know works.

So I played around with it for a while and decided getting Foresight to work
with MythTV was fruitless (at this point).  I put standard issue x86 Debian
on it and now it works great as a frontend, it can even stream an HD 1080i
program without a hitch... though, it is a little on the noisy side.

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