[mythtv-users] Initial foray into Mythtv

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon May 11 13:40:01 UTC 2009

On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 9:23 AM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Monday 11 May 2009 06:53:31 Matthew Keefe wrote:
>> So it seems I did understand it mostly correct.  As far as frontends
>> go, I'm hoping that they manage to cobble together a PS3 solution.
>> Less hardware to buy.  Sony's hypervisor may make that more than just
>> a little troublesome though.
> My PS3 pulls 205 watts at idle, so it's not a candidate for 24/7 operation, or
> even just being on when watching TV.
WOW. It must not have any automatic power saving.
> The trend these days seems to be towards more "green" solutions, which the PS3
> definitely is not.
> I guess it depends somewhat on the cost of power where you live, but something
> that draws more than my quad-opteron server is not "progress" towards helping
> the planet, or my power bill.
This is 2 times the power of my quad core at idle with 2 tuners going
and 3 hard drives spinning.


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