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

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 23:33:38 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 11:53 AM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> On 10/11/2011 17:37, Richard Morton wrote:
>> Don't forget that the people that know (the devs) don't recommend
>> ion/nvidia/vdpau systems because they are very codec/encoding
>> dependant. With that said I have a early dualcore atom
> We absolutely do recommend nVidia hardware, and we don't try to dissuade
> people from VDPAU.  What we are recommending against is people buying
> ION systems, thinking hardware decoding is the end-all solution to
> everything, without knowing its potentially severe limitations.

In terms of future proofing you are probably right in that the
broadcasters coulepotentially change their encoding streams at any
time, but wouldn't that also stuff up many STBs?

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