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

Matt Emmott memmott at gmail.com
Tue Apr 12 15:25:13 UTC 2011


On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 9:27 AM, Mike Dent <mcdent at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've recently purchased a Apple TV 2g, version 2 etc.
> I've installed XBMC on to this.
> I've installed the MythBox http://code.google.com/p/mythbox/ add-on
>
> In order to setup MythBox it requires the recordings directories on
> the backend be mounted on the Apple TV, herein lies my problem? :)
> I have exported my recordings directories from the backend, I can
> connect to these fine from a PC etc.
>
> Any pointers how I mount SMB shares to my Apple TV?
> Thanks
> Mi
>

Not to steer this back on topic or anything, but you can mount cifs shares
inside the XBMC interface... Can MythBox access these mounts? I don't have
XBMC in front of me but I believe you can either do it in the settings -
media section (after setting your SMB stuff in settings - Network and
restarting) or by entering the Videos section and adding a source.
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