[mythtv-users] A clustered PVR just rocks...

David Whyte david.whyte at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 04:24:38 UTC 2008

On Jan 18, 2008 2:16 PM, jedi <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> Ok...
>     On the one hand, it does kind of suck that it takes about
> 4 times as longer to transcode HD recordings as it does SD
> recordings...
>     OTOH, every Linux cpu in the house can be employed to deal
> with the problem. It's just an apt-get away. What can't transcode
> can commflag.
>     Between my desktop, my frontend, and my backend I've got 5
> cpus distributed over the home network catching up on the backlog.
>     That's just too cool...

Ummm, how?

I had to transcode two HD shows last night and it took *forever*.  I
sat there working on my laptop that was doing nothing at all and
wondered whether I could use it for any good?

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