[mythtv] Question about hardware MJPEG

Wes Biggs mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 26 Nov 2002 14:12:18 -0800

Ray wrote:

> I'm using my Marvel G200 with Directv.  I'm using the hardware mjpeg for
> compression and doing the decompression in software (at the moment it
> doesn't seem possible to do both in hardware at once.  One glitch is that my
> Dual Celeron 500 box can't quite decompress full resolution mjpegs in real time
> even though it has no problems with mpeg4 or dvds at full resolution but
> even at decimation 2 the picture looks pretty decent.  The OSD works just
> like with it does without hardware compression.

Interesting.  I've got a dual Celery 500 (well, overclocked to that) 
that I'd love to get off my desktop and into my entertainment center, if 
it can handle Myth streams.  If I can crank the CPUs up to ~550 (abit 
bp6) and add a Marvel, do you think it would bridge the "can't quite" gap?