[mythtv-users] Need to quiet my frontend...
redpepperracing at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 18:43:02 UTC 2009
On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 2:52 PM, James Pifer <jep at obrien-pifer.com> wrote:
> I have a frontend system in the bedroom. It's a slim form factor Compaq
> D5S/P1.7 running mythdora 5. The system is fairly quiet except for the
> hard drive. What are people doing to quiet these down?
> I tried installing the system to a flash drive, but the install keeps
> failing. Not sure it will run well enough off a flash drive anyway.
> The other possibility is running off the network. Anybody doing this
> Are there hard drive options that are quieter? SSD maybe?
> Any suggestions appreciated.
I run my main mythfrontend (it's also a slave backend that writes
recordings to a NAS) off an 8GB USB thumbrive. Works like a charm, but
my motherboard is fairly new. Yours might not support booting off a
USB flash drive.
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