[mythtv-users] XvMC and libmpeg2 to be dropped in 0.25

Christopher Kerr mythtv at theseekerr.com
Tue Dec 7 02:40:43 UTC 2010

On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 7:44 AM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>  On 12/06/2010 03:26 PM, Nick Rout wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 9:21 AM, Steven Adeff wrote:
>>> donate it to the local college ECSE department?
>>> in the end, you can always take it to an electronics recycler. Most
>>> towns collect this type of thing.
>> yep. of course much of it will still work as a file or print server too.
> Or as a MythTV backend.
> Dedicated backends don't need to be fast.  Only people who feel they need
> faster-than-real-time commercial detection or transcoding need fast backend
> systems (and, in truth, even they don't--they only need fast mythjobqueue
> systems, and can easily disable jobs on their slow backends).

How big a job would it be to get mythjobqueue running on Windows? I
dual boot an i5 750 based system, and whilst mythjobqueue can make
good use of idle cores under Ubuntu, they go wasted in Windows.

- Chris

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