[Cialug] MythTV front-end hauppauge MediaMVP
Nathan C. Smith
smith at ipmvs.com
Wed Jun 8 14:33:10 CDT 2005
That's a good one to use.
From: Dave Weis [mailto:djweis at internetsolver.com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 1:25 PM
To: Central Iowa Linux Users Group
Subject: Re: [Cialug] MythTV front-end hauppauge MediaMVP
The PVR-250 is the card to get for MythTV correct?
Amazon has a bundle of the MVP and the PVR card for $212.78.
Nathan C. Smith wrote:
> Hauppauge makes a product called the MediaMVP that has some memory,
> video, Ethernet and a PowerPC chip in it. It is designed to boot off
> your Windows machine using TFTP and show media and videos on the
> system it booted from.
> It has been hacked and it makes a decent front-end to MythTV. Here is
> the project page. http://mvpmc.sourceforge.net/idx.php?pg=main
> I got it running and it isn't perfect, doesn't have all of MythTV's
> features, but it can play recorded shows. Neat stuff. The hardest
> part about getting it going was configuring DHCP on Linux, I can't
> believe I waited so long. Text files rock.
> Anyway, check it out if you are using Myth and you are interested in a
> simple tiny frontend.
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