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Re: MythTV

On Mon, 27 Jun 2005 20:12:58 -0700
Paul Johnson <baloo@ursine.ca> wrote:

> On Monday June 27 2005 1:00 pm, disciple@exis.net wrote:
> > This MythTV sounds really cool.  I've been reading about it for a
> > few weeks now, and would like to try it.  I have a couple of
> > questions for those that have it running.
> >
> > 1. What card would you suggest that I use?
> >
> > 2. To install, do I just do apt-get install mythtv?
> >
> > What are the steps to installation?  I'll be starting with a clean
> > machine.
> >
> > Compaq Deskpro PIII 866 MHz with a 120GB hard drive.
> Bzzt!  Rule of thumb is 1GHz per stream you'll be handling.  So if
> you want to record *or* play, 1GHz.  If you want to record while
> playing another show, look at 2GHz.  You can squeek it by with less
> (like, say, an Apple Macintosh LCIII) if you throw in MPEG hardware
> to do all the encoding and decoding (like the TiVo Series 1, which is 
> remarkably similar to a Mac LCIII with a PCI slot turned inside out).
> Google is your best friend when it comes to DIY PVRs.  Please post a 
> followup of what you did to build one if you find a relatively 
> Debianized way to do it if you find one, I'm sure someone else will 
> be looking for it in the future.
> -- 
> Paul Johnson
> Email and Instant Messenger (Jabber): baloo@ursine.ca
> http://ursine.ca/~baloo/

Older thread, but.

Check out this link, though he uses Woody, it should be modifiable.


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