[oclug] PVR-Personal Video Recorder using Linux
ppiche at cisco.com
Thu Jan 15 10:39:39 EST 2004
Well thanks for all the comments...
After reading on my own on available hardware MPEG encoders, It looks like the
K6-2 500 could only work with a PVR-350 from Hauppage, although it may be hard
to know until one tries it.
On the Series 2 Tivo, I am very interested in looking into this still.
Jim Little wrote:
> Quoting Philippe Piche:
>>Anyone doing this as a hobby project?
>>I'm interested in using a ATI AIW Radeon 32MB with a K6-2 500MHz board.
> As has been noted that's too little CPU for most PVR related applications,
> although if you're willing to throw some money at it you could get a
> Hauppauge PVR-350 with MythTV and use the hardware compression/decoding to
> make it work. This assumes you would be using a TV as your display. You
> would also need a large harddrive.
> Alternatively you might be able to use it as a backend only box and do
> the viewing from a different machine (do you have an X-box?). There's
> no support for the AIW TV tuner using MythTV, though.
>>Also, what about "hacking" a Series 2 DVR from Tivo. I know that Series 1
>>has been done (see http://www.tivocanada.com ). This is the one I am more
>>interested in. Series 1 is linux based for sure. What about Series 2,
>>which is what I want to do?
> I know people are working on this but don't know anyone locally.
>>OCLUG general discussion list
>>OCLUG at lists.oclug.on.ca
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