[mythtv-users] Anyone have any luck running Myth in VMWare?
beww at beww.org
Mon Aug 6 00:48:55 UTC 2007
On Sunday 05 August 2007 18:44, Matt Emmott wrote:
> I just installed MythDora in a VM on my Windows host. It's the latest
> VMWare server with the latest VMWare tools. However, video performance
> isn't that great. Myth runs, but videos are very choppy - Sound is
> consistent but I'm probably not getting more than 5 frames per second.
> Dragging windows around in X is a little sluggish as well.
I'd guess VMware does not give your guest OS direct access to the video
hardware, and you are getting just frame buffer performance, but that's just
"Windows" and "MythTV" are pretty much much like oil and water, IMHO.
You could try running Linux, with Windows under VMware.
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