[kwlug-disc] Future of [Rogers] PVR (wrt HDMI)? Black boxes? MythBuntu?
ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com
Wed Sep 9 10:37:10 EDT 2009
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john at netdirect.ca wrote:
> Until someone builds and markets a quiet unit with Myth it will be a
> tinkerer's solution.
Getting close is the Acer Revo:
In principle, you could build an Atom/Ion system without a fan. Then
the noisiest parts are the hard drive(s). Best would be to have
netbooting clients or, more expensive, SSD drives.
But you do have to tinker it yourself.
> As for formats I don't know if Myth will play an ISO image. It will play a
> DVD I think.
Myth 0.21+updates will play many ISOs, but not all. This is not
insurmountable though as VLC seemingly works with everything and is a
player option in myth.
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