[mythtv-users] This would make a cool Mythbox....
w.winkelhorst at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 09:00:11 UTC 2006
On 2/23/06, Mark Johannessen <mfjlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> I realize this, but I need to put a small and hopefully quiet frontend
> near where the tv is located along with other av stuff and would like
> to have a larger (more disk capacity) backend in a remote computer
> closet where noise/heat isn't a factor.
I don't think a 3Ghz P4 is either small or quiet.
Maybe the SP1300 from VIA has enough power to decode HD with its
hardware MPEG2 decoder and 1.3Ghz CPU?
It's small and cool, cheap too:
> On 2/22/06, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 2/23/06, Mark Johannessen <mfjlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Since there would be no capturing on a frontend box, there would be no
> > > need for any capture card.
> > >
> > > Is this correct?
> > You can run the backend and the frontend on the same machine, no need for
> > two separates machines...
> > JY
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