[mythtv-users] OSX for a frontend? VDPAU and how is performance?

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Wed Oct 26 17:47:09 UTC 2011

>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 am looking for the same 1080 great playback that I get now on Linux.
>Does Mac have VDPAU or an equivalent?
>Experience from others?

Lion requires a Core 2 Duo or later*.  Even the old 1.8 Ghz Core 2 Duo Mini will play back 1080i material.  You'll be fine.


* http://www.apple.com/macosx/specs.html

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