[mythtv-users] mac-mini frontend for HD

Joann Bessler bessler at dccnet.com
Tue Oct 14 18:49:55 UTC 2008

On 14-Oct-08, at 5:00 AM, MonkeyPet <monkeypet at gmail.com>g wrote:
> I run mythfrontend under OSX on a 1080p tv.  STD recording is fine,
> but HD (recorded from hdhomerun box) especially 1080i is still
> chopping and makes me cry.  I haven't experimented with running Linux
> on the mini yet.  For a remote, I use an iphone running mymote and the
> app works great most of the time.  The remote that comes with the mini
> is only 6 buttons and inadequate.  My mini is a 1.83GHz Intel Core 2
> Duo 1GB.  So far, I am very disappointed with it and will not spend
> that much $$$ for a solution that can't do HD.

Ram is cheap, why not top your mini up? I run myth under OSX on three  
different macs, even my old powerpc G5 displays beautiful 1080i. You  
might also want to check your playback profile to make sure you're  
using the mac specific settings.

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