[mythtv-users] Need to quiet my frontend...

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Mar 26 21:24:58 UTC 2009

On 03/26/2009 03:32 AM, Francesco Peeters wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 03/25/2009 02:52 PM, James Pifer wrote:
>>> I have a frontend system in the bedroom. It's a slim form factor Compaq
>>> D5S/P1.7 running mythdora 5. The system is fairly quiet except for the
>>> hard drive. What are people doing to quiet these down? 
>>> I tried installing the system to a flash drive, but the install keeps
>>> failing. Not sure it will run well enough off a flash drive anyway. 
>>> The other possibility is running off the network. Anybody doing this
>>> successfully?
>>> Are there hard drive options that are quieter? SSD maybe?
>>> Any suggestions appreciated. 
>> 1) Wall
>> 2) Drill
>> 3) Thread cables through hole in wall
>> Mike "No frontend is more pretty than an invisible frontend, and no
>> frontend is more silent than one in the other room" Dean
> LOL! That'd be interesting... A MythBox against the outside wall of my
> house...  :-)

If you only have one wall (and it's not circular), your MythBox is
already outside.

If your Myth box is currently inside, look a bit to the left and/or right.


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