[mythtv-users] Matrox Millennium G400 MAX

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Tue Oct 5 18:08:29 UTC 2010

On Tue, Oct 05, 2010 at 08:56:57AM -0600, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Tuesday, October 05, 2010 08:49:06 am aaron wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 10:17, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> > We just got Netflix streaming in Canada. I am eager to sign up, but my
> > free time is so limited I can't make much use of the free month offer.
> > At least I want to see what the quality is like. Does it look good? Is
> > it worth the extra bandwidth to stream in HD? (my cap is 60 GB, which
> > I usually don't go near, but I do use a reasonable chunk for backups
> > and other "routine" stuff)
> > 
> > To bring this back on topic... I want Netflix streaming in a Myth plugin!
> > ;-)
> > 
> > (my machine isn't powerful enough to do full-screen [1920x1080] flash
> > 
> The problem isn't decoding the flash (actually silverlight I think). The problem is DRM.
> I'd love to see Netflix native to Myth, but you won't see any solution that's open source, or Linux at all, unless it uses 
> the proprietary chip (like the Roku box). I certainly can't see the Myth devs signing an NDA (nor would I want them to do 
> so).

    The way menuing works in MythTV, there really is no need. Someone could
create a desktop application with lirc support and that would be enough to 
allow for "MythTV support". Of course that is not likely to happen either.


    Netflix streamers are cheap and plentiful.

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