[mythtv-users] Networked Media Tanks ?
nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Jul 16 02:02:16 UTC 2009
On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 11:13 AM, Brian Wood<beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 July 2009 15:08:07 Eric Sharkey wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 12:34 PM, Brian Wood<beww at beww.org> wrote:
>> > Now if we can get a frontend to run on hardware like this, or find some
>> > other way to integrate them into a Myth system?
>> mvpmc (http://mvpmc.sourceforge.net) is working on things like that,
>> but progress has been slow due to general lack of interest. It seems
>> like the prevailing wind is to prefer running the real mythtv front
>> end on things like the nVidia Ion platform and not bother with more
>> limited hardware such as these.
> Mvpmc is targetted at the MediaMVP. It can't handle h264, and likely never
> will, nor can it deal with MKV containers.
> I'd say the lack of interest is due to the limitatons of the hardware. If the
> project expends to encompass more capable devices it may take off.
Actually one of the mvpmc devs did start to port mvpmc to the
popcornhour, which is another version of this NMT concept. Whether the
port was ever finished is unknown to me. googling doesn't seem to
produce anything very promising, eg this thread:
The mvpmc home page is a little uninspiring, with the latest news
being in 2007. I know that there may be more going on in svn and/or
their forums/mailing list, but you wouldn't think so from the home
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