Media server
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My plan is to set up my Pine to use as a media server, mostly for video.  I've been digitizing my DVD collection onto a 2TB external hard drive, which I would plug into the USB port.

I do have a question though.  I bought 2 boards, both with the wi-fi/bluetooth chips.  If I have one board plugged into my TV out front, with the hard drive attached, could I use the 2nd board, connecting over the wi-fi, to access the data on the hard drive from another room?  Basically, wondering if I can have the 2nd board setup in my bedroom and still access the movies on the hard drive connected to the 1st board, without having to move the hard drive between boards.

I plan to run this on Android, but wondering if it will be the best OS for me for a media server?  Is there a different OS that would work better?  I don't really know what all the OS's are, so if someone else is doing a media server, I'd be interested to know how you are setting it up.  Thanks!
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Messages In This Thread
Media server - by montero65 - 04-27-2016, 02:20 PM
RE: Media server - by queonda - 04-28-2016, 01:33 PM
RE: Media server - by montero65 - 04-28-2016, 01:47 PM
RE: Media server - by queonda - 04-28-2016, 06:02 PM

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