[mythtv-users] Nokia N800 (was Re: Comcast to drop analog cable

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Jun 19 16:10:04 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 08:29:31AM -0000, Peter VanDerWal wrote:
> > Does the N800 have the chops to play  SD mpeg2?  Its only got a 400MHz ARM
> > in there...
> I haven't downloaded the 2008OS yet, but IIRC the previous MPlayer only
> worked if the video had the right resolution.
> I think it would have to be transcoded to fit the N800 screen.  Even if
> the new Mplayer doesn't require that, it would certainly be faster if it
> didn'thave to rescale the video.

I have 1.0rc1-maemo.26.n800 on mine, and so far, I haven't run across
anything it won't play.  It has some frame rate problems with some FLV
files, though.

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