[mythtv-users] Secrets for low powered front ends ?
pjrobinson at metronet.co.uk
Wed Oct 12 08:58:13 UTC 2011
On 12/10/11 00:33, Nick Rout wrote:
> 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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What are the severe limitations of ION systems? Is it only that the
encoding streams may change? What are the others? I'm just about to buy
an ION2 board and I don't want to make a mistake.
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