[mythtv] Simple player

Matt Zimmerman mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 10 Dec 2002 09:45:49 -0500

On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 05:30:30PM -0600, Brent Norris wrote:

> > Then don't use the default mpeg4 settings.  If you have the CPU power to use
> > MPEG-4, you should, as it can produce higher quality video using less
> > space.
> Having read here for a bit I thought that my XP1500+ box would have no
> trouble performing this, but once I got it on there and running it seems
> that it can hardly keep up with the MJPEG let alone move to MPEG-4 with
> higher quality settings.

In what way does it seem that it can hardly keep up?  Is mythtv using all of
the CPU?

> Am I missing something what are you guys using to get this compression?

Probably...my system is slower than yours (an Athlon T-bird 1.4GHz) and has
been running with MPEG-4 since the beginning.

 - mdz