[mythtv] RedHat 8.0 and hardware questions.
Mon, 16 Dec 2002 13:48:05 -0600
If you're looking for cheap (and good) parts, I've done quite a bit of
research. Check out http://www.freeplaytv.org under "Suggested Parts"
for prices and places to buy them.
The Documentation on the site talks about fan noise and keeping the
system down to something a tad more silent than today's PC systems.
On Monday, December 16, 2002, at 11:29 AM, Richard Trice wrote:
> Current config.
> Asus mb w/ 700mhz Athlon
> 256mb ram
> 13 gb / partition
> 2 west. dig 80gb drives, software raided (hdparam -t /dev/md0 gives
> 60MB/s writes)
> ATI tv wonder ve tuner
> Nvidia gefore 4 mx 64mb
> SB live!
> Downloaded and installed version 0.7. xawtv works fine (except the
> colors are a little washed out and the channels are off by 1). I think
> read a post about insmoding tuner type to 2. I will try that.
> My main question is, every time I try to watch live tv, it would crash
> on me and tell me I didn't have Xv support nor the OSDdefault theme.
> I checked the themes dir and indeed it only had blue. So is it
> my processor isn't fast enough to encode/decode (as per the docs?) or
> am I missing something else?
> Also today, I was planning on running down and grabbing a new
> combo, and I wanted suggestions. Got about $300 to spend. I would
> this machine to be as quiet as possible.
> Richard Trice
> Systems Analyst
> Alabama Research and Education Network
> (256) 971-7431
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