[mythtv-users] Low end hardware/software recommendations

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Mon Nov 14 16:08:31 UTC 2011

On 11/14/2011 05:47, David Watkins wrote:
>> 5. What about MythTV (and IE) on Windows? Would it support the
>> remote(s)? Would it support the HVR-1250? I gather the answer to the
>> second question is no? Should I give up and use Windows Media Center?
> MythTV on windows doesn't get discussed much here.  It's probably not
> the best system to put on someone else's computer and walk away from.

If you can get it compiled and running in the first place, the frontend 
on Windows is generally fairly stable.  The issue is that you're only 
talking about the frontend.  MythTV has no recording support on Windows, 
meaning you need to be running a Linux backend elsewhere for it to 
connect to.

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