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Peter Andersson

I've already got a female to worry about. Her name is the Enterprise.
-- Kirk, "The Corbomite Maneuver", stardate 1514.0

Background I use MythTV quite frequently and noticed that it is instable when using sasc-ng as a decoder to decrypt encrypted DVB-T channels. So approximatly every third day the MythTVbackend server stops and need to be started again. I have wriiten an earlier article about howto monitor MythTV with Nagios or op5 Monitor so I […]

At my home the most critical system is the MythTV system and a MythTV downtime will create a revolt at home. This article will describe howto make sure that a MythTV backend can be surveillanced with Nagios or op5 Monitor. I have in earlier articles described howto install and configure both the backend and the […]


Background In earlier articles I’ve described howto install mythbuntu and configure the backend In this article I assume that you have a workin Xbox with a quit new version of XBMC. Download xbmcmythtv The xbmcmythtv is not being maintained anymore so the version downloadable from http://sourceforge.net/projects/xbmcmythtv/ does not work with newer versions of MythTV. However, […]

Part1 can be found here. Start To configure the newly installed MythTV system run: mythtv-setup The settings will we be default if nothing else is mentioned.


After my hard disk crash, I’ve been struggling a couple of nights to get my MythTV system with a Xbox frontend working. Tonight I managed to get every piece together and it works. It has been frustrating and quite painful to get it working, Google has been my friend, A MythTV installation consist of many […]


My MythTV systems root disk crashed so I need to reinstall it. I will keep my progress posted in this blog. The Backend hardware: IBM Desktop PIII 800Mhz 512 Mb memory 120 Gb disk Hauppauge PVR-350 The frontend hardware is an old Xbox, with XBMC. I downloaded Mythbuntu and installed it on the MythTV backend […]

The most critical system in my home crashed today. The root disk of my MythTV system give me strange sounds and the BIOS does not detect that the harddrive is connected.

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