[mythtv-users] MythTV & 64bit Ubuntu?

Bill Williamson bill at bbqninja.com
Mon Sep 17 11:09:42 UTC 2007

On 9/17/07, Tony Marsh <myth at hillsidethickets.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm due to start building my first MythTV box (luckily, not my first
> venture into Linux!), and have settled upon the following spec:
> Abit an-m2hd motherboard (I've seen reports saying that getting audio
> to work over hdmi isn't easy, but is do-able)
> AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6000+ 3.00GHz
> 2x 1gb ddr2 ram
> 1x 500gb samsung spinpoint - SATA
> 1x Hauppauge WinTV Nova-T-500
> 1x Asus DRW-1814BL
> What is the trade off between getting the 32bit codecs to run under
> 64bit Ubuntu, and just running 32bit? Can I expect any major issues
> with the above hardware?

Medibuntu has a well-working w64codecs package.

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