[mythtv-users] Inexpensive, preassembled, VDPAU-friendly frontends

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Sun Nov 30 05:11:27 UTC 2008

On Nov 29, 2008, at 9:08 PM, Jonny B wrote:

>>> For my next frontend, I'd appreciate suggestions on any  
>>> preassembled,
>>> inexpensive (let's say under $500) and/or compact Atom- or other
>>> low-power CPU-based boxes that are VDPAU-ready. Most Shuttle PCs are
>>> too expensive except the KPCs, which use Intel video. A netbook  
>>> might
>>> be ideal, except I don't know of any with DVI output, let alone
>>> onboard Nvidia 8-series video.
>> Good luck. I asked that a couple of days ago and got "check the
>> lists". As far as I could tell in my hours of checking no one has
>> discussed low power, low cost solutions with a VDPAU-capable GPU.
> It would appear that most people are still waiting for a stable patch
> of the VDPAU to myth (and maybe a couple bug releases for the drivers)
> before they fully commit their resources to hardware selection and
> testing.

A "hey, I got this machine and it happens to have a GPU supported by  
the new API." would be nice.

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