Via Epia MS10000?

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ThomP
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Via Epia MS10000?

Post by ThomP » Mon Jun 26, 2006 1:21 pm

Just some quick questions before I go ahead and invest a lot of time trying to move from Windows/Meedio to Linux/MythTV:

- Can I use minimyth with my MS board?
- Is the installation (both server and client) simple/complex/near-impossible for a reasonably technical minded, experienced Windows user who never worked with Linux?

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Post by Pablo » Mon Jun 26, 2006 3:45 pm

MiniMyth should run fine on the EPIA MS.

MiniMyth is not a stand alone solutoin. It is the MythTV frontend (client) only. It expects that you have a MythTV backend (server) running on another computer.

I have friends with the same qualifications as you that are now running Fedora Core MythTV backends with MiniMyth frontends. Based on them, I would say that it is somehere between simple and complex. Jarod's guide makes setting up the backend on Fedora Core relatively easy. Larry's network boot instructions make setting up the MiniMyth frontend relatively easy. However, when something happens that are not in the guides/instructions, it can be helpful to have a fiend that has done it before and understands Linux.
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Post by Eduardo » Tue Jul 04, 2006 12:54 am

There is also knoppmyth for those who really fear Linux. It can handle making a backend server on most systems.

You would still need to do the network boot components, after the fact.
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Post by ThomP » Fri Aug 11, 2006 9:24 pm

Ok, thanks to both of you. I will give it a try!

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