[mythtv-users] mythtv on the ps3

Allan Stirling Dibblahmythml0015 at pendor.org
Thu Jan 11 14:18:40 UTC 2007

Reza wrote:
> Seeing if anyone else is running mythfrontend on the ps3. It took me about 2 days to piece together my setup, but its all working (0.20.20060828-3). Im running into the following issues:
> -Video playback of live tv and recorded tv isnt great, noticible frame loss.
> -Huge lag periods when loading the theme. It sometimes takes 5 minutes for mythfrontend to load the intro screen.
> -Cant get my 4:3 recordings to playback with a 4:3 aspect ratio. I have linux running in 720P (16:9) and mythtv stretches the playback to 16:9. I would like to have the option to have verticle bars.
> Feel free to respond with your own mythtv ps3 questions, problems, solutions, etc :)
> thanks
AFAIK, this won't work so well, since the video output is
just a dumb X framebuffer - It is not accelerated in any way
(no XV, etc).

There were rumors that the majority of the graphics hardware
is also locked down and inaccessible when running Linux.



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