[mythtv-users] mac-mini frontend for HD

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Oct 14 18:53:58 UTC 2008

On Oct 14, 2008, at 11:49 AM, Joann Bessler wrote:

> 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.

..says someone who clearly has not seen the instructions for adding  
RAM to a mini.

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