[mythtv-users] Minimum memory for myth system

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 13:30:35 UTC 2005

> 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.

256MB works fine for me. I have 2 DVB-T tuner cards in my FC3 system
and 512MB of swap.


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