mythtv, FreeBSD 8.X and my pcHDTV-3000

Bernhard Froehlich decke at
Mon Apr 18 08:30:55 UTC 2011

On Sun, 17 Apr 2011 22:56:41 -0700, Julian Elischer wrote:
> So, As I mentionned a few weeks ago I have been looking at finally
> getting my act together
> and getting this pcHDTV up.
> given the computer population around here it looks like the best use
> for it would be to run
> a mythtv server on my newly acquired BSD system, and let family members run
> mythtv clients on their OS-X laptops.

Depends on what you want to be able to do on the clients but
multimedia/xbmc also fits in some cases. MythTV can be an UPnP server
and XBMC is a very good UPnP client. There is also an mythtv plugin for
XBMC but the version in ports only supports mythtv <= 0.23. But there is
also an xbmc-devel port available. [1]

> my first question is just for pointers.. do people have any tips on versions,
> patches or even pointers to docs I may have missed.

MythTV is currently only verified to work with webcamd and several USB
devices. So I'm waiting for your results and hope it just works.

or as tar archive
Bernhard Froehlich

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