[mythtv-users] Inexpensive Front-end

Mark Jones mark.jones180 at ntlworld.com
Mon Apr 10 20:33:41 UTC 2006


On Monday 10 April 2006 21:20, Robert Johnston wrote:
> On 4/10/06, Jordack <jordack at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Inexpensive Front-end
> >
> > So im looking for an inexpensive front-end.  So far
> > the best i can come up with is to purchase a Xbox  is
> > this still the best option? or anyone got another?
> >
> > I was wondering if it be possible to run Linux on a
> > newer slim PS2 since those are cheaper then the xbox.
> > but can't find a good write up on getting it to work.
>
> The slim PS2's can't run Linux (No hard-drive).
>
> And try looking on ebay, or your local pawn shop, for an XBox. Now
> that the 360's out, they are going very cheaply if you know where to
> look.
>
> > Anyone have any other ideas?  I'm looking for
> > something inexpensive and not to bulky
>
> I'm using an XBox frontend here, and it works just dandy.
> --
> Robert "Anaerin" Johnston
I too use a couple of xbox frontends I have upgraded both to 128 ram, 2 back 
USB ports for IR blasters, and 5.1 sound cables)

However I thought that Sony released a linux kit for the PS2, or is this 
slimline one different and I am just showing my ignorance. 


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