[linux-dvb] Mythtv with NEXUS-S only

Lauri Tischler lwgt at iki.fi
Sat Aug 26 17:13:34 CEST 2006

Gavin Hamill wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Aug 2006 13:37:35 +0300
> Lauri Tischler <lwgt at iki.fi> wrote:
>> I was wondering is it possible to have Mythtv running
>> with NEXUS-S FF card only, using it for capture _and_ tv-out
>> MythTV site seems to be centered around PVR-card.
> I don't believe so - that's what VDR is for. Myth grew up on analogue
> reception and playing DivX / NuppelVideo, etc. - the DVB support is
> only a more recent addition, but playback still runs through the Myth
> core relying on either software decode or the PVR250/350 cards, etc.
> A FF card doesn't have the features Myth needs (i.e. being a full 24-bit
> framebuffer). 

A pity, I like the client/server architecture of Myth,
thats about the only thing I like about it :)
Maybe VDR has similar client/server capability someday.

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