[mythtv-users] Mac Mini as Frontend?

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Thu Oct 21 18:12:46 UTC 2010

On 10/21/2010 13:38, Brian Wood wrote:
> On Thursday, October 21, 2010 11:28:13 am Raymond Wagner wrote:
>> On 10/21/2010 13:25, Matt Emmott wrote:
>>> I believe these have mini-pciE slots for the wireless cards, which you
>>> could replace with a CrystalHD decoder once the support in MythTV
>>> matures. It appears that it will be supported in 0.24 as an
>>> experimental feature.
>> You're still stuck with that garbage GMA950.  You won't be able to run
>> the OpenGL painter or renderer, which are heavily recommended over Xv.
> There are still plenty of ION options available for far less than even the refurbed Minis, but the Minis have a nice form factor, an optical drive and are quiet.

And have a meaningful processor behind them in the event VDPAU doesn't 
support what you're trying to play.

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