[mythtv-users] questions on using Mac Mini as remote frontend...
justinlkim at gmail.com
Sat Nov 24 22:26:01 UTC 2007
At 5:11 PM -0500 11/24/07, Craig Treleaven wrote:
>I'm very happy with the HD playback on both my 1.83 and 1.66 Minis!
>There may be some minor glitches in the first 30 seconds of
>playback. I suspect Myth is quite memory hungry and stuff is
>spooling off to VM. After that, however, both are quite able to
>keep up with anything I record. That includes a couple of 1080i
>channels that are using the full 19 Mbit stream. IOW, I see no
>difference between stuff playing live via the TV's ATSC receiver v.
>shows that I've recorded with Myth.
Huh, that's interesting - my 1.66 pegs the processor and stutters
horribly when playing back HD. There shouldn't be much VM paging,
either - applications and OS are all just inside the 1GB installed in
Did you have to tweak the settings on your 1.66 mini to get
acceptable HD playback?
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