[mythtv-users] VMware and Myth
kkuphal at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 18:00:17 UTC 2008
On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 12:30 PM, Rich West <Rich.West at wesmo.com> wrote:
> 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).
I think it has a greater chance working with USB devices than PCI, that's
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