[mythtv-users] Looking for new DVB-S+CAM based backendhardwarerecommendations

Nicolas Riendeau knightr at istop.com
Wed Aug 29 19:03:17 UTC 2007


Michael T. Dean wrote:
> H.264 decoding at HDTV resolutions is /very/ tough.  You probably won't
> be able to do it with Myth until ffmpeg is updated to support
> multi-threaded decoding of H.264 and Janne integrates the updated ffmpeg
> into MythTV.  This process is in the works, so it will be done "soon"
> (i.e. within a couple of years ;).  If nothing else, it should be done
> before processor technology advances sufficiently that a single-core CPU
> can do the decoding in realtime.

I believe the Nvidia-based 85xx and 86xx cards do at least a partial decoding of 
H.264 in hardware but their current driver don't currently support it (and I guess 
support for it would have to be coded in MythTV as well?)...

Have a nice day!


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