[mythtv-users] Upgrading from 32-bit to 64-bit and maybe a distro switch?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 18:28:32 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 2:21 PM, Doug Lytle <support at drdos.info> wrote:

> Brian Wood wrote:
>> Just because you *can* do something doesn't mean it's a good idea.
>> Does a Myth system really need 4GB or more of RAM? How would it benefit?
>> Is the code optimized to take advantage of it?
>>  I don't know if it's useful on a Myth system, but ripping DVD's to an 7GB
> ramdisk speeds things up a bit.
> I use this on my desktop, when moving my movie collection over to my Myth
> box.

For me having 6GB of memory really speeds up mytharchive. But I did not buy
the 6GB just for myth. My master backend is also my main desktop at home.

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