[mythtv-users] Myth 0.21 & Comcast (Oakland, CA USA)

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Jun 26 17:52:27 UTC 2008

On Jun 26, 2008, at 10:37 AM, Chris Niggel wrote:

> I'll be moving to the east bay in about a month and will be
> re-configuring my myth box in the process.
> Right now it's an ASUS pundit-r, intel 2.53GHz p4, 512meg PC3200,
> 250GB SATA W/ PVR-250 running 0.21 (Mythbuntu 4?).  The ATI chip
> doesn't like 1080i, and it's a bit underpowered for 720p.
> I'll be moving to an Athlon 64X2 3800+ W/ 1gig & nVidia GeForce 6100.
> I'll keep the PVR-250, drop in 2 PCHDTV-3000s, and double the HDD to
> 500GB.  This should provide the horsepower for a reasonable go at
> hi-def.
> I've played around a bit with OTA digital with Adelphia in the
> Northeast US, but I don't know much about Comcast in the bay area.
> Any users on the left coast who can share pointers about what's
> available over QAM, or hooking up the STB?
> Thanks!

See if Astound cable is available where you'll be. They send  
everything in the clear over Firewire.

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