[mythtv-users] Frontend for HD Content question.
grimm at nickellson.com
Wed Dec 10 18:56:08 UTC 2008
Great, will check out that setting when I get home.
But you all know hat it's like... the cobbler has the worst shoes, the Dr.
with the worst health... The CCIE that can't see his own bandwidth issues
I gladly accept any advice when trying to provide watchable TV to my
clients (Wife & Kids) ;)
MCSE 2000, Security+, Network+
Network Hobbyist, VFR Private Pilot.
On Wed, 10 Dec 2008, James Crow wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-12-10 at 09:34 -0800, Nick Ellson wrote:
>> I have not tried Slim, don't know where that would be set??? Sounds
>> promising though, can someone toss me the FAQ on where I work with that
>> Here is the output of LSPCI and CPUINFO
>> model name : AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5400+
>> stepping : 2
>> cpu MHz : 2800.001
>> Nick Ellson
>> CCIE# 20018
>> MCSE 2000, Security+, Network+
>> Network Hobbyist, VFR Private Pilot.
> That CPU should be plenty fast enough to watch OTA ATSC HD (mpeg2 720p,
> 1080i) I have a 5000+ and a 5200+ and both of them handle things just
> You can find the Slim profile under the
> Frontend->Utilities/Setup->Setup->Playback Settings->TV
> Settings->Playback (pg3/9)
> You may also want to search the list for problems with i/o. If you
> record two HD shows, watch one, and comm flag one all at the same time
> you may be maxing out the i/o of a single recording drive. I have a
> PVR-500 (2x SD tuners) and a single OTA tuner and had to add a second
> drive for recordings because I was maxing out the i/o of the drive.
> If you are running Cisco gear (and know networking as a CCIE should :))
> your home network should be light years ahead of many on the list.
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