[mythtv-users] Need (suggestions for) lean mythfrontend
beww at beww.org
Sun Jul 6 22:39:43 UTC 2008
On Sunday 06 July 2008 16:22:13 Johan wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-07-06 at 15:48 -0600, Brian Wood wrote:
> > On Sunday 06 July 2008 15:03:42 Johan wrote:
> > > I put my hand on a mini PC, installed Ubuntu Hardy on it with Gnome
> > > desktop and mythtv 0.21-fixes.
> > > Unfortunately it seems a bit underpowered. The system monitor displayed
> > > takes 100% CPU (25% for system monitor and 75% for Xorg). It actuall
> > > runs myth fine, up to the moment an OSD is displayed, then audio starts
> > > to crackle and errors appear in the log. Guess it's running at its max.
> > >
> > > So I need some recommendations to build a lean, custum built kernel and
> > > if possible a minimized version of myth. All I need initially would be
> > > the option to play live TV and recordings/movies. Nice to have: firefox
> > If you are interested in SD only you might look into the Media MVP.
> > The Mini Mac is also a possibility, as is Apple TV, though I'm not sure
> > of the status of that right now.
> > beww
> thanks, but I believe MiniMac or Apple TV are hardware platforms
> (correct me if I'm wrong), and I'm looking to get myth working on my own
Correct, I mis-understood.
I discovered when compiling things for a VIA processor that optimizing for
size helped me a lot, due no doubt to the small cache size of the CPUs.
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