theophile Wrote:there is evidently a Windows port of MythTV, but judging by the wiki page on how to compile and build it, you'd be much better off with a Ubuntu install and hammering out your hardware problems.
You must have missed this section:
Win32 Build Script Wrote:The "HOWTO" section below is LONG, painful, and easy to get wrong (and possibly a bit out of date! ). However, follow this section, and you can ignore it! :-)
To Get activestate perl AND the build script, download and run this:
So you download and run MythInstaller.bat. Sounds pretty easy to me.
Quote:I may be mistaken, but I'm fairly sure only the frontend has been ported so far.. so unfortunatley you still need to have tuners that work under linux to get your backend working.
This is only partially correct. The backend has been ported, but they don't have tuner support working yet, which doesn't make it very useful, now does it?
So, basically, there is a MythTV backend for Windows, but it doesn't support any tuners yet, so you'll have to wait a bit if you want to do it that way.