[mythtv-users] Mythbacked on ESXi 5.0

Kenni Lund kenni at kelu.dk
Mon Oct 24 09:25:16 UTC 2011

2011/10/24 Govindarajan <govind.rajan at gmail.com>:
> I am trying to comprehend the advantages of such a set up but I am not
> getting convinced. One could just run Mythtv (front and backend) on a
> physical box. Running more than just backend VMs or multiple backends
> on the same physical box could be one. Could you explain the other
> advantages please?

I ran my backend in a KVM guest for a couple of years because I wanted
to make use of a MythTV-specific Linux distribution (MythBuntu) with
many things working out of the the box (automatic daily builds,
mythweb, etc), while keeping the main OS of my server at CentOS/RHEL.

Best regards

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