[mythtv-users] OT: Myth backend, XBMC with MythBox add-on?

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Mon Apr 11 16:19:59 UTC 2011

----- Original Message -----

> From:Mike Dent <mcdent at gmail.com>
> To:Richard Morton <richard.e.morton at gmail.com>
> Cc:Discussion about MythTV <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Sent:Sunday, April 10, 2011 2:43 PM
> Subject:Re: [mythtv-users] OT: Myth backend, XBMC with MythBox add-on?
> On 10 April 2011 20:38, Richard Morton <richard.e.morton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > in this article there is no mention of local mounts of remote
> > recordings/directories. It sounds like it is designed to be using the
> > myth protocol to access the storage groups.
> > http://wiki.xbmc.org/?title=MythTV
> >
> Thanks Richard,
> I'm trying to use MythBox
> http://code.google.com/p/mythbox/
> You can see a video demonstation at
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5E8KPalqPg&feature=player_embedded#at=22
> (ff to 1:25 or so)
> As well as access to the backend db it requires the recordings
> directories to be mounted locally. Not a problem
> on most systems but I've not figured out how to do it on Apple TV version 2.
> Mike

The trunk version of MythBox now supports streaming directly from the backend (no more mounting remote directories locally but the option is still there).
Streaming from an 0.24 backend is still not supported until XBMC updates it's myth:// protocol support accordingly.


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