[CentOS] Via Eden
debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Sun Mar 18 20:30:24 UTC 2007
chrism at imntv.com wrote:
> I've been thinking of using one of these for a home theater head unit.
> Was planning to configure it with the following:
> Dual 4gig compact flash cards w/IDE adapters (about $50/each)
> Re-use old 3Ware dual port IDE card to make this a bootable RAID0 array
> (for speed)
Track down ipcop. It's a firewall package, and I believe there is advice
about using CF as disk.
I think there's a limit to how many times you can write to it, and it
might bite you.
I prefer the idea of a notepad drive; faster and more duable.
> Cheap 2.5" 20gig drive for swap and /var partitions
A drive that small is likely slower than newer ones.
> Some sort of remote control (haven't sorted this yet)
> The system has hardware mpeg 2/4 acceleration and DVI/Component video
> outputs and SPDIF out for audio. It will grab the actual content off a
> 2TB array that's hiding in another room via ethernet. On the software
> front, I'm looking at Freevo + Centos. I'm hoping to get it all
> together for about US$700 in some sort of non-eyesore enclosure for my
> AV rack.
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