[mythtv] dvd revisited (and remoted)

Henk Poley mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sun, 15 Dec 2002 13:47:00 +0100

> Van: Ray <maillists@sonictech.net>
>> On Sat, Dec 14, 2002 at 10:23:45AM +0100, Henk Poley wrote:
>>> That DOES sound great but I don't think it is practical unless you have
>>> the server recompress the DVD before shipping it over the ethernet (not
>>> that should be much of a barrier since cpu is getting cheaper every
>>> day).
>> Recompressing DVD (and no scaling) to DivX in realtime takes a P2400
>> HyperThreading.  But I guess it should take less when doing it in a
>> lower resolution.  The Videolan.org guys seem to be able to do it.
> I'm probably missing something but low to medium end Athlons are already
> compressing 640x480 TV captures with Myth so DVD resolution shouldn't be
> that much harder.

Could also be some Intel sponsored 'benchmark' I read.  Don't know at what
resolution DVD works.  btw, I know it's pretty useless to reencode at a
higher resolution than your (..analog..) TV set can display.

	Henk Poley <><