[mythtv-users] vdpau worth it for hdtv?
jedi at mishnet.org
Fri Nov 13 19:21:53 UTC 2009
On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 07:17:16PM +0000, Greg Cope wrote:
> 2009/11/13 JEDIDIAH <jedi at mishnet.org>:
> > On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 06:56:13PM +0000, Greg Cope wrote:
> > My install experiences with ION boxes have been like Greg's.
> >> My experience of the Ion, in my case a dual Core Acer Revo R3610 has
> >> been good so far;
> >> 1. Install Muthbuntu
> >> 2. Enable avenard repo
> >> 3. Install avenard VDPAU stuff
> >> 4. Enable VDPAU Normal as playback profile
> >> 5. Watch recordings with the CPU bearly doing anything (GPU was busy
> >> from the warmth from the fan)
> >> Ion, is great, as long as you do not want a heavy weight CPU. Also
> >> great for the electric bill.
> Ok to be fair there have been issues with MythBuntu which I put down
> to ubuntu 9.10 being slightly unpolished as a release. Bleeding edge
> I have no one to blame but me. For example see my email re JAMU exit
> code of 1 upsetting cron.
> However I am really impressed with the Revo's comindation of
The only real negative for this platform (and the Windows HTPC users
seem to agree with this) is the fact that the ubiquitous web video
streaming platform (Flash) doesn't adequately support GPU video playback
acceleration on ANY platform.
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