[mythtv-users] first build, $695 - extra eyes, please

Geoffrey Leach geoff at hughes.net
Thu Jun 4 23:48:25 UTC 2009

On 06/04/2009 09:00:22 AM, Alan Marchiori wrote:
> > Honestly, when I saw it was over a network, I was concerned - an
> extra box
> > and all. However, now that you mention it, for the price it's quite
> > attractive.
> > OK, I'm sold!
> >
> this is redundant that this point, but my HDHR has been the most
> reliable piece of my myth setup.  I have used other ATSC pci cards 
> and
> had issues.  The only gripe about the HDHR is it requires a DHCP
> server, you cannot assign it a static IP address.  I used to have a
> flaky router and the HDHR would loose its IP address.  But this is
> solved by using a half decent DHCP server.

I've found that dnsmasq servers nicely for this purpose.

It's not been mentioned, but the HDHR has an IR receiver. I don't run 
MythTV (just lurkin!), so I have no idea if its supported.

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