[CentOS] MythTV on Centos 4
t004 at kbocek.com
Mon Sep 26 18:51:26 UTC 2005
Scot L. Harris wrote:
> I would think the easiest way to do this with Centos would be to use the
> ATRPMS as a base and work from there. The other alternative is to build
> it from source which should not be to bad. Just use the various how
> to's and guides put out for FC3 as a starting point.
That's my plan. :)
> Jarod's guide is pretty good. Just remember to expand and read all the
> sections. http://wilsonet.com/mythtv/
Yep, I've had him bookmarked for awhile.
> Been using the TV out on the PVR-350. Have been using this primarily
> for recording TV and playing it back. The output is spectacular. I can
> not tell the difference between the original broadcast show and the
> mythtv recording. (except that is skips over most commercials
> automatically of course. )
My PVR-350 is coming. Are you able to run the Myth frontend on the PVR-350? I see
various notes about putting DVD output and such on the 350 but what about the cosole
> If/when you get to the point of setting up a slave backend let me know,
> there were a couple of gotcha's that I had to work through to get that
> working as expected.
When MythTV talks about the 'back end' is that simply the MySQL database or is there
some other software involved?
> Depending on the type of inputs you will be recording you will want to
> have at least two capture cards if not three or four. This makes
> conflicts less likely to occur.
Why two? I was planning on just one PVR-350 to begin with and maybe adding a second
later. Do you know anything about the version with two tuners? I think it's the 550.
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