[mythtv-users] ffmpeg and multiple CPUs. Was: Should I be switching to 0.21?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 08:41:15 UTC 2008

>  The fact that more recent Intel CPUs don't seem to support this feature
>  makes me suspect it was something of a boondoggle all around.  Intel
>  seems to have given up on it and just moved to putting two or four whole
>  CPUs on one chip.
Core 2 processors do not support this feature because they have a
shorter pipeline and they make more efficient use of the cpu units
(alu fpu)  such that there is generally not many free slots to
schedule the extra thread on.


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