[mythtv-users] Minimum memory for myth system

Todd Bailey toddb at toddbailey.net
Wed Jun 15 13:57:22 UTC 2005

I  was running 128 and the os using the swap partition a fait bit of time, 
since memory is/was cheap I upgraded to 512.
But then I was doing other stuff beyond myth as well...

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Phill Edwards" <philledwards at gmail.com>
To: "Monkey Pet" <monkeypet at gmail.com>; "Discussion about mythtv" 
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Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2005 6:30 AM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Minimum memory for myth system

> 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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