[mythtv-users] Master back end without tuners, or Xen or ....

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Fri Feb 24 14:13:44 UTC 2012

Jeppe Nejsum Madsen wrote:

>I have it running on Xen (for a few years now) with no issues.

I ran my old setup as a Xen guest - but it had 
significant performance issues (modest powered 
machine, single hard drive for everything, ...) I 
recently bought an HP Proliant Microserver £140 
after cash back offer), but found the HVR1300 
would not work (in a guest) if the machine had 
more than 8G RAM in it.

In the end I just setup a separate machine fro 
Myth - and the two together still only take the 
same power as the single older machine, for 
vastly superior performance.

Simon Hobson

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