[mythtv] That's interesting: WinTV PVR USB has a working linux driver

Ray mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Wed, 30 Oct 2002 09:33:25 -0700

On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 10:53:23PM -0600, GrandMasterLee wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-10-29 at 14:24, Robert Kulagowski wrote:
> > 
> > Isaac, is there anything in mythtv that currently locks in nupple /
> > mpeg4?  I'm assuming that if libavcodec is able to decode it, then
> > (somehow) the data could get displayed.  Do I have that thinking
> > right?
> >
> Is there anything preventing MythTV from using MPEG2 codec? There's an
> encoder/decoder over on SourceForge I believe. It's a bit old, but it
> does work. A friend of mine is using it right now.

How fast is it?  The mpeg2 encoders I've tried have been far too slow to do
encoding in real time on my dual 500MHz Celeron box, far slower than mpeg4