Reminder about MythTV Meeting

Tyler Strickland tyler at tylers.org
Tue Feb 14 12:46:01 MST 2006


On 02/14/2006 09:34 AM, Michael Halcrow wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 14, 2006 at 01:04:54AM -0700, Erin Sharmahd wrote:
> 
>>We'll also cover recommended and optional hardware requirements.
 >
> ...
>
> Oh... and then don't try to build a MythTV box w/ a $32 ECS mainboard
> either. Little things might go wrong. For instance, your BIOS won't
> make it past the hard drive detect stage. Or one of your two IDE
> controller cards won't work, depending on which slot it's in.

You mean like the ECS motherboard I got free with a Sempron 2200+ from 
Fry's a couple of years ago?  It's powering my MythTV system as we 
speak.  I do admit that buying an ECS board can be a risky endeavor, but 
they do occasionally work.

--Tyler



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