Re: [SLUG] MythTV

From: Pamela J. Ashworth (webmail) (
Date: Mon May 11 2009 - 01:15:21 EDT

-----Original Message-----
>From: Eben King <>
>Sent: May 10, 2009 8:14 PM
>Subject: Re: [SLUG] MythTV
>On Sun, 10 May 2009, Pamela J. Ashworth (webmail) wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Eben King <>
>>> Has anyone used MythTV?
>> since July 2004
>> there's some things it should do and doesn't and some things i want that it doesn't do, but when my drive died and killed my LVM and i was without it for months, i was lost.
>> side note to brother: warranty drive by June
>The breakout box connection to the combination video/tuner AGP card is flaky
>so I'm probably going to replace that single card with two cards, one an AGP
>video card, and one a PCI tuner/video in. I'm debating which OS to put on
>it though; the sticking point is either QAM tuning (which I haven't liiked
>into) or my USB-UIRT (pretends it's a remote control to make a cable box
>change channels). There were only a few people asking about the USB-UIRT,
>and support for it looks spotty at best.
>Any idea which cards I should get? Ones not having a breakout box are
>preferred, since that way there's no connection to get flaky.


we're still using the Hauppage *analog* cards (3 of them)
on a Suse 10.2 box.
Jay said something about HD Homerun....
Don't have a cable box. hanging on to the analog cable real tight.
there *is* a mailing list for myth. traffic is high. archives at gossamer threads.
or Jay could dive in

Pam from Boston
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