[mythtv-users] Backend requirements

Timo Boettcher spida at gmx.net
Mon May 30 12:13:16 UTC 2005

Hi Mats,

* Mats Cedergren <mythtv at cedinpro.com>, Sunday, May 29, 2005, 9:07:36 PM:

> Today I'm running a both frontend and backend on the same machine. I
> am planning to separate them because I need more room to add another
> capture card (using a Shuttle box now).Today I have one PVR-250 card
> but planning to add one or more DVB-T card.

> Will a backend running P3/1GHz be fast enough to handle these two  
> cards? I'll guess that the main issue is how fast the hard drives are!

I have a P3-933 with 512Mb ram running with two pvr350s. As long as
you are carefull with what filters you are using and at what time you do
comercialdetection/transcoding, you schouldn't have any problems.


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