[mythtv] Simple player

John McKay mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Thu, 12 Dec 2002 14:12:14 -0800 (PST)

 I turned on DMA and I switched to ext3 for my filesystem. Don't know if
>> it was the combination or one of the 2 variables...but whatever it was
>> my replay is as smooth as glass now and no audio problems.
>> I am recording with mpeg4 640x480 cpu runs about 54-60%

I just built an XP2000/512ram/80gig box for $400. I also found I was running 50-60% under Red Hat 8. But I recompiled my kernel for athlon rather than i386 (sheesh) and now I seem to be running more like 40-50% when watching live tv with the default mpeg4 settings. I figure I could slap another tuner in there without a problem.