[mythtv-users] apple tv 3
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Wed Jul 11 19:57:33 UTC 2012
On 11 Jul 2012, at 19:07, jedi wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 12:52:43PM -0400, Raymond Wagner wrote:
>> On 7/11/2012 12:45, Matt Emmott wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com
>>> <mailto:raymond at wagnerrp.com>> wrote:
>>> On 7/11/2012 12:22, David Durham wrote:
>>> Anyone successfully installed mythfrontend to appletv 3?
>>> Even if MythTV actually built on iOS, and had support for the
>>> hardware decoder APIs available through iOS, those APIs do not
>>> support the video formats you would be recording. Without hardware
>>> decoding, the CPU itself is woefully inadequate to handle software
>>> decoding of those recordings.
>>> Wouldn't H.264 recordings from an HD-PVR be accelerated?
>> Probably, but most people are going to be primarily using MPEG2
>> recorded digitally.
> I would expect that HD-PVR recordings are using features of
> h264 that the ATV2 doesn't support. Not all h264 files are created
> equal and Apple hardware is more particular in what it supports.
> You can't make any assumptions with Myth users and that makes
> any ARM appliance a tricky prospect at best.
Even if it did work a firmware or encoder update at the broadcaster or cable headend could make everything stop working overnight.
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