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Working with ISOs & VIDEO_TS folders in MythTV 0.22 - 0.24

Submitted by rhpot1991 on Fri, 11/13/2009 - 02:05

MythTV 0.22 introduces us to storage groups across the board. This is no doubt a great thing, no more creating shares for network access, no more worrying about running out of storage space. With that said, there is one drawback to the new storage groups, they break playback of ISO files and VIDEO_TS folders. For those of us who have our DVD collections ready to go in digital form this may be an issue. This issue has been fixed in MythTV 0.24 (but only for unencrypted ISOs), the following work around will help you with all other cases:

Meerkat Ion NetTop Review

Submitted by rhpot1991 on Mon, 11/02/2009 - 02:40

This is my first review, and I suck at English, so things may get a bit rough. Anyways, here goes!

System76 makes what could be the perfect MythTV frontend, the Meerkat Ion NetTop.

This tiny little box packs a ton of power, it can offload nearly all video rendering to the Ion's GPU. This gives us seamless HD playback on a low powered, low cost box starting at $350.