[mythtv-users] UK HDHomeRun+MythTV Success Stories
anothersname at googlemail.com
Sun May 16 18:41:45 UTC 2010
On 16 May 2010 18:29, Ben Kamen <bkamen at benjammin.net> wrote:
> On 5/16/2010 12:14 PM, Another Sillyname wrote:
>> On 16 May 2010 17:13, T.J. Crowder<tj at crowder.org> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> Would anyone from the UK like to share their success stories using
>>> HDHomeRun and MythTV?
>>> I'd like to set up a MythTV DVB-T box, but although I know a bit about
>>> Linux admin, I just do not have the bandwidth to allocate a lot of
>>> time (upfront and ongoing) to keeping the box happy. It needs to be
>>> (nearly) an appliance. Probably for that reason, and partially because
>>> I haven't had a box lying around with a full PCI slot for a
>>> WinTV-NOVA-T (now apparently no longer in production?), I still
>>> haven't done it, largely because I don't want to fiddle with capture
>>> card and remote control issues.
>>> But looking at the HDHomeRun, it seems like one of those (or two; we
>>> run into the two-tuner limit sometimes) plus an existing box I have
>>> would come pretty close to Just Working(tm).
>>> What's your experience, if you have a minute to share?
>>> -- T.J.
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>>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>> I don't have a homerun...
>> But to set up a Linux myth box is very very very easy these days.
>> Install say Fedora from DVD takes maybe 30 minutes.
>> configure rpmfusion repo from web takes maybe 5 minutes
>> install myth from rpmfusion repo takes maybe 10 minutes
>> configure setup takes maybe 30 minutes
>> say 90 minutes all in to allow for any issues.
>> if you don't have a pci slot use a usb dual tuner
> If you use the knoppmyth distro, it's even easier.
> My only tweaks were things like adding a second DTV card with split
> personalities to play nice with a PVR-350 and a VFD display.
> I fiddle. So I had to spend some time.. but otherwise, the KnoppMyth distro
> is quite nice.
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As I said in the other thread.....
The Hauppauge HVR 2200 is a dual tuner PCI-E card that works fine
under 'nix. I know because I use one.
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