[mythtv-users] Android set top boxes as a myth frontend?

Richard Morton richard.e.morton at gmail.com
Fri Apr 15 15:59:08 UTC 2011

Please excuse brevity and pistakes this email was composed on an Android


On 15 Apr 2011 13:59, "Mark Lord" <mythtv at rtr.ca> wrote:
> On 11-04-14 08:19 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> >...
> > would be preferred.  The problem is video playback.  At current, MythTV
> > only supports VDPAU and CrystalHD.  An ARM system is not going to
> > provide either of those interfaces, so you're stuck back using the CPU
> > for decoding, which won't manage much.  You're effectively in the same
> > boat as people trying to run Atom frontends.
> Atom frontends, particularly those with the Ion2,
> generally have no problems at all giving flawless
> 1080p playback with VDPAU Advanced 2X.
> So those Android boxes, at present, are hardly "in the same boat".

Raymond was no doubt referring to non-accelerated atom frontends, as opposed
to gpu accelerated atom frontend (ion)


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