[mythtv-users] Performance of frontend on OSX?

Mike Dent mcdent at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 22:25:00 UTC 2009

2009/11/21 Craig Treleaven <ctreleaven at cogeco.ca>:
>>I'm trying to persuade my old Mac Mini, G4 1.25Ghz with 1Gb ram and
>>OSX 10.4.11 to run a Myth frontend.
>>I've downloaded the latest Myth 0.21 fixes frontend from David
>>Snider's site (thanks David) 20091109 I think it is.
>>The frontend does run but the performance when playing back video
>>seems rather poor?
>>It looks like it is dropping a block of frames every half second or
>>more, its hard to describe.
>>Do you think this is that the Mac is just not up to the job or do you
>>think I should try another build?
> A G4 mini should be able to playback standard definition TV recordings, but you'll need a newer machine for high def.
> Craig
Thanks Craig
can you tell me if the playback of SD will be on par with a more
powerful processor, ie AMD X2 3000?
Or should I expect many dropped frames?

How does it perform on your G4?


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