[mythtv-users] MythShyte: One unhappy customer
antec30 at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 19 16:38:32 EDT 2005
Your absolutely right, its not the fault of this project that the
reuiqrements for MPEG4 are high. I apologise once again.
Thanks for the info, I can now see why it was pausing. will look into an
hardware based capture card.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Kuhn" <kuhn at razorsys.com>
To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2005 5:55 AM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] MythShyte: One unhappy customer
> from the docs
> -A PIII/733MHz system can encode one video stream using the MPEG-4 codec
> using 480x480 capture resolution. This does not allow for live TV
> watching, but does allow for encoding video and then watching it later.
> your just barely cutting it.. if you want to use that 1ghz system
> effiecntly get a hardware based tv card like the PVR-250,350,500,150 or
> lower the bitrate and resolution that you are using to record with your
> software based card..
> shitting all over mythtv will get you nowhere.. i suggest wording things
> better in the future..you're lucky there is some really good guys on this
>> no HD
>> no xvmc
>> 512Mb ram
>> VIA chipset
>> the pauses were less on the 1Ghz, so the system was marginally faster,
>> but still paused. I cant imagine what would happen if I tried to record
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Big Wave Dave"
>> <bigwavedave at gmail.com>
>> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2005 5:30 AM
>> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] MythShyte: One unhappy customer
>> What is the framrate of your captured videos?
>> Is this HD?
>> Are you using xvmc?
>> How much RAM do you have?
>> What chipset is your motherboard using?
>> What resolution are you outputing?
>> I'm sure others will have more questions... but I'm sure those are
>> some things people will need to know before they can help.
>> On 7/19/05, antec <antec30 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> I am atill getting prebuffer pause even though I have done everything
>>> recommended in the documentation pages:
>>> * bought and installed a geforce card
>>> * got xwindows working with nvidia
>>> * upgraded machine to a P3-1Ghz. (not a celeron!)
>>> * checked and reconfigured all of the TV settings under mythtv.
>>> Mythtv on my system was build using fc3 and atrpms. So I compiled
>>> Am I missing something crucial here, or is this just a case of sloppy
>>> This project has cost me time and money to get a result that is no
>>> than "myth-shyte". After all, why would I now go and buy a p4-3.3 to
>>> tv, when I can just plug in my P1 and do the same thing (without
>>> Unless Im blind in both eyes and delusional, I think the next step is to
>>> return to freevo aka bugvo and give mythtv the myth-skip.
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>>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
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