[mythtv-users] Secrets for low powered front ends ?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Sun Oct 9 04:19:06 UTC 2011

On Sun, Oct 9, 2011 at 4:37 PM, linux guy <linuxguy123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> So... I've got this Dell Duo, running f15 that I'd like to run the Myth
> front end on.
> The specs are here;
> http://www.dell.com/ca/p/inspiron-duo/pd?ST=dell%20duo&dgc=ST&cid=3852,3852&lid=1619346
> Its got an N550 processor, which is faster than the N510 I'm runnning on my
> Eee Box PCs,  but it has an Intel N10 video "card" instead of the ION2 in
> the Eees.
> I haven't tested it much, but it positively chokes on the live TV stream
> coming off the HD-PVR with the default settings.
> My DUO sucked running Windows.  It was unbearable.  Its pretty snappy with
> F15, but maybe the Myth FE just plain out requires too much video processing
> power ?????
> Any ideas on how to make it work  ?

yes sell it and buy a box with an nvidia card. As your post says, they work :)

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