[mythtv-users] Questions for a rebuild; xen update anyone?

Jeppe N. Madsen jeppe at ingolfs.dk
Thu Jun 19 19:34:21 UTC 2008

On Wed, 18 Jun 2008, James Pifer wrote:

>  I want, or I need, to rebuild my myth server. My current server is
>  fc7 and myth 0.20.2. I have a PVR350, 250, and 150. lirc started
>  acting up several weeks ago. It started getting sluggish or locking
>  up. Now it barely runs a day without the remote locking up.
>  I'm very interested in getting some new hardware (have to convince
>  the wife first) and using xen to consolidate machines I'm
>  running. I also need to find a motherboard with 3+ PCI slots and
>  the ability to run core 2 duo or core 2 quad.
>  I take care of xen servers for work, so I'm fairly comfortable with
>  it.  I read some of the recent threads about myth on xen. Some said
>  they got myth to work with xen, but they had stability
>  issues. Anyone been running mythtv in xen domU?

I've had Myth running in a Xen domU (standar Debian Etch) for a couple
of weeks now, using a single Nova-T 500 Dual DVB-T tuner card. No
problems so far, but haven't stretched it yet :-). Nothing else is
running on the server so far

Frontend is running Minimyth


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