[mythtv-users] Is mythtv threaded

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Sep 11 15:59:41 UTC 2007

John Drescher wrote:
>> If it is threaded it would be worthwhile to test MythTV on a cluster of
>> cheap machines. The transcoding for one would be a lot faster. Maybe a
>> decent primary machine is needed to handle the capture cards, but the
>> transcoding could be offloaded to the other nodes of the cluster.
> I know that Transcoding is not threaded as my second cpu never goes
> over 5% when I am transcoding a single mpeg.

Sounds like whatever you're using to transcode (ffmpeg?) was not
compiled with threading support.


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