Originally Posted by lunix
You might want to have a look at mythtv. Its can be a little finicky to setup but once its running it works great. Does everything you need except for perhaps that 360 extender stuff. It will record over firewire same as vlc.
Yeah, I'm going to play around with it before I buy my copy of Vista. But like you said, it won't work with the 360 extender and I need that. Once I get married, I'll have this media server in my living room with my other PC and X360 in my office, thus sharing TV channels, movies, music and such.