[mythtv-users] Using Artigo A1000 as Myth Frontend

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 02:16:28 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 2:11 PM, Tim Ashman <tim at ashmans.net> wrote:
> Ok, so I'm new to myth but loving it so far.  I've got a separate backend with
> to pchdtv5500 cards and the recording is going great.  I've got another PC
> running the a mythfrontend and it works great.  It is like a 3g, loads of
> memory, etc.
> Now my problem,  I purchased an artigo a1000 mini itx kit.  This thing has a
> via something or other cpu and 1g of memory.  Now I installed minimyth on a
> usb stick and successfully can boot the machine, browse the recorded shows,
> etc.
> However when I try and either watch TV or a recorded show it is too jerky.  It
> isn't a frame dropping kinda jerky, it is like 1 second of perfect video and
> audio, then a hard freeze for about 1/2 second, then 1sec good, 1/2 sec
> freeze, etc.
> What I am wondering is what would cause this problem?  the minimyth loads
> entirely in ram, the board is suppose to have hardware support for decoding
> and when it works for the 1 second it looks very good.
> Any ideas on how to configure this board, or is it just not fast enough.
> thanks
> tim

Is it SD or HD material?

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list