[mythtv-users] Commercial PVR offerings - is MythTv still competitive ?

George Mari george_mythusers at mari1938.org
Wed Feb 11 00:53:43 UTC 2009

>  George Mogielnicki wrote:
> I think you did not follow the post from the beginning. Unfortunately,
> this is happening a lot on this thread, just knee jerk reactions to the
> latest snippet. Let me try again:
> I'm a mythv user for at least 3 or 4 years (my first was Fedora 3 or 4
> using Jarod Wilson guide). I have a working SD system on Happauge 150
> card, 2TB of raid storage on NFS, etc... I'm not afraid of Linux and
> command line, my kids have ltsp workstations running ubuntu, Windows is
> relegated to vmware, I run lots of Linux server and desktop stuff at home
> ...
> I already have something ugly sitting next to my audio rack. If I ugrade,
> I want an improvement - small, CF boot, silent as possible, has to play
> 1080 HD, hence miniItx. For this configuration VDPAU is a must at least
> from thermal point of view.
> Speaking of thermal and noise, the HD receiver I'm testing now has no fan.
> The only noise coming from this setup is my usb drive humming.

Sorry, I actually have been following the post, just lost track of the 
fact that you were already using MythTV.

I have nothing else to add that hasn't already been said.  Good luck in 
trying to make your decision, one way or the other.

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