[mythtv-users] Low memory optimizations?
kane.tse at gmail.com
Wed Mar 21 22:24:03 UTC 2007
On 3/21/07, Enigma <enigma at thedonnerparty.com> wrote:
> I am a long time Myth user. 2 of my frontends are Xboxes. Since the
> release of 0.20 they have become extremely slow because of their limited
> memory (64 MB). Under prior versions they performed passably but now
> they are swapping heavily when doing anything. Menu changes are slow
> and playing a recording takes 15-30 seconds to begin and sometimes
> fails. Is there anything I can do to decrease the memory usage of
> mythfrontend or X? I saw a thread a little while ago about some themes
> using more memory than other themes, does anyone have a definitive
> answer on the theme with the lowest memory usage? I know there are
> plenty of people using xboxes (or other memory-limited machines) as
> frontends, please chime in!
I've also been using MythTV for awhile; but I don't upgrade until
between TV seasons. So I'm currently stuck on 0.19 until at least
May. I have 0.19 running on my XBox (Xebian 1.0.3); and it's been
I was planning on upgrade to 0.20 over the summer, but maybe I should
hold off on going to 0.20 until the XBox gets replaced... Anyone with
an XBox on 0.20 want to comment?
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