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

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Thu Jun 4 23:58:41 UTC 2009

On Thursday 04 June 2009 17:48:25 Geoffrey Leach wrote:
> 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.

That, or the standard DHCP servers included with or available for most Linux 
distros. The DHCP servers in a lot of home routers are, let's say, lacking.

I agree it would be nice if the HDHR allowed the user to set a static IP 

> 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.

Why not join the fun and run Myth?

beww at beww.org

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