[mythtv-users] Myth performance tweaks?

Andrew Dodd atd7 at cornell.edu
Tue Mar 2 11:40:11 EST 2004

Quoting David Lyons <djlyons1 at cox.net>:

> All,
> While I am not a Linux newbie, my experience is lacking and need help to
> tweak my system.
> That being said I just built my first Mythtv front-end/backend using the
> following hardware.
> AMD Athlon XP 2700+ with 512MB memory
> Capture card is WinTV 250 (S-video from cable box)
> Output card is Gforce 440 (S-video to TV)
> Sound card is SB live
> If anyone has any performance tweaks that have been implemented with the
> above hardware I would be most appreciative of any help
With a system like that, you don't need any performance tweaks...  Your system
is best described as "massive overkill" for a PVR + GeForce4 combo.

The only case where an XP2700+ might start straining is when dealing with HDTV

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