[mythtv-users] OSX for a frontend? VDPAU and how is performance?
mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu
Wed Oct 26 15:37:38 UTC 2011
On 10/26/11 11:10 AM, Mark wrote:
> I am wondering if anyone is using Lion OSX for a frontend machine?
> I currently use Linux and the Nvidia VDPAU hardware acceleration on
> Linux and it works perfectly, but could eliminate a machine ( less power
> ) if OSX has the same power for playback?
I occasionally use a very old MacBook Pro (late 1996) as a frontend. It
can handle 1080i and 720p with almost no stutter, using the default
Quartz video driver. If you have a newer machine, you should have no
problem, unless perhaps if you are decompressing H.264 with slow hardware.
Dan Wilga "Ook."
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