[mythtv-users] myth front end on new mac mini core 2 duo?

Scott D. Davilla davilla at 4pi.com
Fri Mar 20 06:10:59 UTC 2009

>Jason wrote on 3/20/09 12:46 AM:
>>If so, I'll be pretty happy, because that's what I wanted, but I just want
>>to confirm that I'm not seeing things.  This might also be the goal that
>>others want and if the base model works with Linux with 512mb VRAM, then
>>that could save folks some money or time with a putty knife.  :)
>Yeah, I noticed that, too, since I got two of the things, and I went 
>and looked at the second one before upgrading the RAM in it and it 
>already said 512MB on it, too.  Must be the shared VRAM amount is a 
>driver-level thing and the Linux driver knows how to push it a 
>little better. :) (or a little more dangerously depending on your 
>Something to keep in mind about that though... since it's shared 
>memory, that means it's only leaving you with 512MB for the rest of 
>the system, too.  You'll probably be swapping in a hurry with that 
>little bit of RAM.  That's probably why Apple limited it the way 
>they did in their driver.

Or it could be that Apple devs saw no performance gain going beyond 
256MB for operation under OSX and felt that 256MB more system ram was 
more important :)

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