[mythtv-users] Any comments about stability of MythTV for mission critical application
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Apr 5 20:35:24 UTC 2006
On 4/5/06, Aaron P. Uhrig <apu at askushow.com> wrote:
> I'm new to Linux, but did manage to configure a working MythTV (Myth 0.19 w/
> Fedora Core 4) box using the guide at www.wilsonet.com. My interest was
> sparked while researching a computer based digital recording solution for a
> computer customer of mine. He has a media archive business and records the
> local news morning, noon and night. He is currently using DVD recorders, but
> would like to do storage and editing on his computer. For testing purposes,
> I have setup a MythTV backend and networked it into my home network. I can
> open the video storage directory on the MythTV box from my windows XP
> computer and copy, play and edit the videos. Would like to build a machine
> with three (3) tuner cards. Is MythTV stable enough to use for an
> application that must work every day?
the short answer is yes. the long answer involves buying good
hardware, with proper planning to anticipate your usage load followed
by good system administation.
that said, my MythBox has yet to crash since 0.19 was released, my
only down times have been for adding tuners and "playing around".
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