[mythtv-users] Commflagging X 4 = CPU ?

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Sun Oct 30 17:08:24 UTC 2011

On 10/30/2011 12:42, Craig Treleaven wrote:
> 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'.  ;-)

Mythjobqueue is available as an independent daemon in case you don't 
have any tuners or storage to give reason to run a slave backend.

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