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

Drew Tomlinson drew at mykitchentable.net
Sat Jan 19 16:10:52 UTC 2008

On 1/17/2008 8:24 PM David Whyte said the following:
> 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?
Yes, please post a link to a guide.  I'd like to look into this as well
since my combo BE/FE only has an Athlon XP 2800.  It works but it's very
busy.  :)



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