[mythtv-users] Hardware Suggestion for under $1,000

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Thu Dec 16 17:38:32 UTC 2010

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 09:23:16AM -0700, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Thursday, December 16, 2010 09:09:35 am jedi wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 12:28:32PM +0000, Richard Morton wrote:
> > > Blake,
> > > 
> > > Unfortunately as hardware such as motherboards are replaced at a
> > > very rapid rate it is hard to keep a list of supported boards up
> > > to date, and it is more a linux issue than a myth issue.
> > 
> >     Yes. A general Google search will be more useful here. You can
> > also try searching for results for individual bits of hardware on
> > either the Ubuntu or Gentoo forums. Both are pretty good for
> > "general linux" information.
> > 
> >     Sites like NewEgg also seem to have useful feedback from users.
> But very little of it is relevant to Linux. Most of their feedback seems 
> to be from Windows gamers.

     Some hardware issues can transcend operating systems. Once you start
talking about motherboards, I would be interested in what kinds of problems
other-OS users might be having with it. 

     I would use NewEgg reviews to help assess quality of components rather 
than driver support questions.


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