[mythtv-users] Where to start?

Damian Surr damian at gingermagic.com
Tue Jan 9 13:03:27 UTC 2007

> On Jan 9, 2007, at 5:28 AM, Damian Surr wrote:
>>> As I said, ATI cards *can* be used, but with that CPU you will need
>>> XvMC for any HD programming and maybe even for SD if you want to de-
>>> interlace and/or commflag at the same time. I'm not sure what
>>> resolutions are presently being used in the UK.
>>  think 720x576 is that standard for PAL
> For PAL analog(ue) yes, but I don't know what they are doing with  
> digital over there.
> I think I saw something on this list about the BBC experimenting with  
> MPEG-4 variants. That would take more CPU to decode and you can't get  
> any help from XvMC, which only helps with MPEG-2.
> So you may ultimately want to get a faster CPU.
Yea, that would screw things up!

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