[mythtv-users] Frontend for HD Content question.

James Crow james at ultratans.com
Wed Dec 10 15:47:05 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-12-10 at 07:29 -0800, Nick Ellson wrote:
> I just added a HDHomeRun box in preparation for Feb's switch to Digital 
> OTA signals. So my existing MythTV system uses a backend with two PVR500's 
> and two frontends with nVidia motherboards, specifically with the 
> nVidia Corporation GeForce 7050 PV / nForce 630a (rev a2) Video display.
> When I use the MythTV Tuner to select my HDHomeRun Tuners, I see the HD 
> content on my HDMI output, but it has a noticable jerkiness to it. Frame 
> someone I know who recommended this MB for HD content (using it as an 
> all-in-one myth system) has no issues so I was wondering if my setup 
> probably requires just a bit of tweaking, or if it's the HDHomeRun 
> network based stream that may be my issue.
> I am looking for some ideas on things I can look into?
> And, would I be correct in my assumption that to watch HDTV live, my 
> Mythbackend is streaming the content from my HDHomeRun to hard disk, and 
> then re-streaming that file to my FrontEnd for playback?
> Nick

What CPU do you use with those systems? Have you tried setting your
playback profile to Slim?


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