[mythtv-users] Minimum memory for myth system

John Kuhn kuhn at razorsys.com
Tue Jun 14 18:21:32 UTC 2005

I had a pvr350 in a 650mhz PIII system with 256 megs of ram.. and it 
swapped alot but all in all never gave me problems.. no glitchs.. I was 
however using the on board decoder..


>I have a PVR350 and a pentium < 1Ghz with about 64Megs of memory
>running FC3.  This is the second system that I have built and was
>trying to go 'ala cheapo.  I am wondering if anyone knows what is the
>recommended minimum memory configuration of a myth system.  I know
>that everything seems to work until I start watching live TV, that's
>when the system seems to want to randomly kill off processes and have
>lots of DMA errors.  I am going to attempt to install 512Megs of
>memory in tonight and see if the problem goes away.
>1.  Anyone with similiar experiences?
>2.  Tips to reduce memory consumption would be welcomed.
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