[mythtv-users] Kurobox + WinTV-PVR-USB2 = working backend??
beww at beww.org
Tue Dec 12 21:58:54 UTC 2006
On Dec 12, 2006, at 2:37 PM, mark mckelvey wrote:
> Has anyone ever tried to use an external USB tuner/encoder such as
> the WinTV-PVR-USB2 with a debianized Kurobox or Linksys NSLU2 (to
> which you'd also have to add a USB hard drive) to make a backend-only
> server? I'm thinking my headless backend server with its 3GHz
> processor is a bit power hungry to be left on all the time, but if
> the Kurobox could work it might serve all my myth/server needs :)
Some folks have apparently had success using the PVR-USB2 with an
I doubt, however, that the slug has enough oomph to run a full Myth
backend. It does make a passable NFS or CIFS server and might be
integrated into a total Myth solution.
Can't say about the Kurobox. It has more RAM and a better CPU (PPC),
but is still somewhat limited.
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