[mythtv-users] Building a new MythTV box for the living room

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 17:31:34 UTC 2007

On 16/08/07, Brett Kosinski <fancypantalons at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I would consider the SP13000 as it has Mpeg4 accelerator as well as a
> > Mpeg2 decoder (see the "Comparing the EPIA SP and the EPIA M" section of
> > http://www.mini-itx.com/store/?c=444#p1628 for details.)
> it also has
> > SATA which might be of interest if you ever re-deploy the card for other
> > use etc.
> > I would not expect any available Epia card to handle h264 video.
> Actually, unless things have changed, last I looked into that, there was no
> support in the OpenChrome drivers for the MPEG4 accelerator, and there
> wasn't any plans to add it, either.  Of course, there may be work going on
> in other projects (eg, xine), but I'd look into that carefully before
> purchasing anything.

Check http://wiki.openchrome.org/tikiwiki/tiki-index.php?page=HardwareCaveats
for more details on OpenChrome video support.


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