Posts Tagged ‘PVR’

Update (13 Nov 2012): Since OpenELEC is now on a recent kernel there’s no point to media_build any more, and I won’t be doing any further builds. Some DVB drivers aren’t enabled, but this is easy to rectify (it didn’t take very long to get CE6230 support mentioned below sorted out). Update (10 Nov 2012): Since newer […]

I’m on the road right now (heading out to San Francisco for an Open Data Center Alliance event before IDF), which means that I can’t play with all the great new stuff happening with OpenELEC on the Raspberry Pi. The team have a blog post covering the changes, which include PVR support and the Raspberry […]

Pi Chimney


The release bundles and image files that I’ve been hosting at have proven very popular, with something in the region of 1TB/month of downloads. Since I know people have created scripts that use that URL I’m going to leave it alone. For anybody wanting updates on these builds then I created an RSS feed and if […]

Update (26 Jan 2013) This post is now a historical record of the hoops that I once had to jump through to get my Raspberry Pi working as a PVR. Everything has now been folded into the official OpenELEC build, which at the time of writing is at 3.0 RC2. You can download an SD […]

Update (3 May 2010) – I’m getting increasingly sick of how often this machine fails to record things. Worse still I’ve even seen it say that it’s started to record something, but when I go to watch it there’s nothing in the list. Reliability is awful compared to when I first started using it. I’m […]

I was recently having breakfast with a Venture Capitalist who said that he wouldn’t invest in any web2.0 company that had an advertising based business model. I can’t blame him. It frankly amazes me that so much of the web is run on advertising right now. My personal sense is that advertising has become part […]