[mythtv-users] Commflagging X 4 = CPU ?

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Sun Oct 30 16:42:26 UTC 2011

At 11:15 AM +0000 10/30/11, Mike Perkins wrote:
>On 30/10/11 02:01, Craig Treleaven wrote:
>> Does it seem reasonable that, say, a dual core, 3.2Ghz AMD Athlon II could
>> keep up commflagging 4 simultaneous recordings?
>> http://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=4_64&item_id=031942
>> I'll spend the money on a more-capable CPU if it is needed but, obviously,
>> I'd prefer not to if it isn't needed.  And save the electricity and heat.
>If you're splitting your MBE off from it's existing box, why not run some of the
>comflagging on the original box? That may give you extra options in the
>processor/power equation.

Excellent point!  Every once in a while, I need a little tap with a 'clue-by-four'.  ;-)


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