[mythtv-users] Specs

Curtis Wood curtis at penguinbrat.com
Thu Jan 8 12:42:00 EST 2004

My plan is to try and get it to act much like dumb terminal - basically
just a display device, X, Myth and everything else running on the

On Thu, 2004-01-08 at 22:58, Steve Bower wrote:

> >>>>> "Curtis" == Curtis Wood <curtis at penguinbrat.com> writes:
> Curtis> On the good side - I just won an xbox on ebay - aparently you
> Curtis> can get the HDTV resoloutions from the it (1280x720;720p) - it
> Curtis> was just released.... Now I just need the pcHDTV card, heh...
> There has been a discussion that the xbox's CPU doesn't have the
> horsepower to decode HDTV streams, so it's not usable for displaying
> what you would record with the pcHDTV card.
> My Athlon 2500+ pegs its CPU playing 1080i with Xv support, splitting
> about 80/20 between xine and the X server; with XvMC support, it's about
> 80% used, just by xine (20% idle).
>   Steve.
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