[Linux-aus] What to buy?

Paul Wayper paulway at mabula.net
Wed Sep 21 18:46:41 AEST 2022

On 21/9/22 6:19 pm, James Cameron via linux-aus wrote:
> An old faithful home system died.  Power supply.  Lab DNS, DHCP,
> firewall, and a DVB-T recorder.  So sad, but hey, 11 years was good.
> What is a reasonable replacement these days?

A reasonable power supply?  You can find good, quiet ATX power supplies 
relatively easily...

>    Requirements;
> - will run Linux, customer installed,
> - quiet; on a remote farm there's no traffic noise to mask fans,
> - two ethernet ports,
> - a PCI slot for an old DVB-T card, Leadtek WinFast DTV1000 T, cx2388x
>    kernel module ... or advice on a replacement four-channel receiver.

I went with a USB twin-channel DVB-T receiver (a Hauppauge Nova-T) for my 
MythTV machine ages ago and that works very well. Loads with existing kernel 


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