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MythTV/Comcast going all digital TV in Cambridge [OT]

On Jul 1, 2009, at 8:51 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord-DPNOqEs/LNQ at> wrote:

> Jarod Wilson <jarod-ajLrJawYSntWk0Htik3J/w at> writes:
>> Just had another thought... If its bus resets that cause the hiccups,
>> putting each cable box on its own FireWire card should also eliminate
>> the problem, as they'd be on busses isolated from one another.
>> Assuming of course that you have the ability to put another FireWire
>> card in the current system... And also assuming the mythtv code is
>> bright enough to only issue bus resets on the bus a specific box is
>> hooked to... Man, I really need to spend some more time looking at
>> that code...
> Well, I still need to get you that non-working Firewire card.  But
> yes, I suppose I could drop another card into that machine.
> But I still want to get a frontend/TV for my guest room so when I
> do that I might as well just use it as another backend, too.  I  
> presume
> the Dell Studio Hybrid isn't an energy hog?

I haven't measured, but its pretty much 100% laptop components in it,  
with an external power brick.


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