[mythtv-users] Myth on AppleTV

Kevin Hulse jedi at mishnet.org
Sat Aug 4 18:58:07 UTC 2007

On Sat, Aug 04, 2007 at 07:46:48PM +0200, Jens Baumeister wrote:
> On 8/3/07, jedi at mishnet.org <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> > It's one thing to install Ubuntu on a mini because of 3rd party
> > addons like remotes. It's really sad when Linux is better at
> > exploiting the built in hardware on a device that's not meant
> > to be user serviceable.

	I got the impression from the original post that Linux
was better at exploiting the nvidia chipset than the built in
native applications on the box.

> The current release version of MythTV doesn't do hardware decoding on
> any Mac platform, because Apple uses its own private APIs. However
> this patch which is in SVN supposedly enables it for standard Macs
> (didn't test it, as I don't go for SVN if I don't absolutely have to):
> http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/1279
> It might work on AppleTV, as well.

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