[mythtv-users] VMware and Myth

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Sat Jun 28 17:30:23 UTC 2008

Mitch Gore wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 8:44 AM, greg pryzby <greg at pryzby.org 
> <mailto:greg at pryzby.org>> wrote:
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>     Has anyone used VMware for front-ends and backends? Any pointers?
> For the backend it may work but for the frontend it would not be very 
> good.  There is no way to get direct access to the video card so 
> playing video is difficult.  It is just a frame buffer.

I doubt it would work for the backend, either.  VMware can't handle 
specialized hardware very well (or at all, in some cases).


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