__/ [Kelsey Bjarnason] on Sunday 08 January 2006 07:08 \__
> Was over at a buddy's place last night. He's built not one, but two MythTV
> boxes. THe first lives in the living room, and has a custom sensor for the
> remote control, so he can do everything he needs just like a VCR. The
> other lives in the basement, and has 5 SCSI drives in it, as a store point
> for video. It also has two tuner cards in it, for a total of three
> simultaneous capture streams.
> Net result: he can record three streams and play one, all under manual or
> scheduled control, and record something like 400 hours of high-quality
> streams - and all without leaving his easy chair.
> Who said Linux was hard to use? :)
Also to see: http://www.linux-watch.com/news/NS8124627492.html
"I love Linux. I use it on my servers, I use it on my desktops, and I use
it on my entertainment center, where it powers my HDTV TiVo and my D-Link
DSM-320 media player, which turns my network into a media library with
terabytes of storage. Heck, I even run Linux on my Linksys WRT54G Wi-Fi
access points, which hook the whole shebang together."
Sorry to infiltrate this thread, but you inspired me to try something new. I
have just (5 minutes ago!) finished writing and testing another little
script that displays kpager on-line and refreshes it every 10 minutes.
http://www.schestowitz.com/introduction.htm (see Pager at the bottom)
I dare Windows user to try and achieve the same thing with just a few lines
of code. ImageMagick does almost the entire thing and cron jobs take care of
the rest. It's a nice useful toy for remote monitoring. 'top' is included
and is public. *smile*