[mythtv-users] AppleTV with Linux
jaw1959 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 12:01:41 UTC 2008
"Based on the fact that MythFrontend doesn't crash when he exits live
TV, I'd say he had to be running on Linux..."
In that case, then maybe this thread should be merged with the "Quick boot
If he has it booting Linux when he launches it from the Apple TV interface,
he's shutting down OS X and Booting Linux AND loading mythfrontend in about
10 seconds. That's pretty impressive considering the speed of the
I run mythfrontend on OS X on 3 different Macs, and they all seem to be as
stable or better than any of my other frontends running on Linux
(.20.2...can't speak for any of the SVN builds).
On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 11:38 PM, scram69 <scram69 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 11:33 AM, Josh White <jaw1959 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've seen videos on youtube ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHP0Llu1AH0)
> > of a guy running mythtv right from the Apple TV interface (it takes 10
> > seconds or so to load) but it looks to me like he's launching mythtv
> from a
> > menu called "applications" or something like that (I can't read the
> > menus...maybe others can). I'm not sure if that's simply restarting the
> > entire machine, loading Linux and loading mythtv on startup, or if its
> > running on the Apple TV version of Mac OS. If it's booting Linux, it's
> > doing it awful fast.
> > Anyway, if it works as well as he makes it look, I'd like to have that
> > some day.
> Based on the fact that MythFrontend doesn't crash when he exits live
> TV, I'd say he had to be running on Linux...
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