[mythtv-users] Mac Mini Core Solo as FE/BE Combo?
mlfreeman at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 00:28:10 UTC 2007
On 2/22/07, Jarod Wilson <jarod at wilsonet.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 22 February 2007 15:46:28 Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > On Wednesday 21 February 2007 19:19:52 Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > > Note to self: remember to borrow that core solo from down the hall in
> > > the office...
> > Woo! I remembered to remember the note to self. I've got a core solo
> > sitting on my desk that I'm poking at now... (under linux atm, will also
> > see what I can see under OS X at some point).
> Okay, so its time to amend my earlier statement. A core solo[*] HD
> frontend is
> probably a stretch, but not by a huge amount. Its definitely on the ragged
> edge just playing back 1080i material with mplayer (cpu usage occasionally
> drops to 90%, most of the time is pegged, and this is without a deint
> filter). 720p playback is of course a bit better, often leaving the cpu
> than 10% idle.
> And wow. With mythtv built from svn of today, playback is actually even
> than with mplayer. The cpu is pegged on both 1080i and 720p, but the
> is pretty damned good (still no deint filter though).
> Gonna have to haul this thing home and hook it up to a 1080p display and
> how it holds up...
> [*] Mac Mini w/Intel Core Solo @ 1.5GHz, 512M RAM
> Jarod Wilson
> jarod at wilsonet.com
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Does XvMC work / help any?
I've got 2 GB RAM on order, so might that help?
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