[mythtv-users] Hardware Setup Suggestions

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 00:53:24 UTC 2012

On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 7:51 PM, Douglas Hayman
<douglas.hayman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> what will you be decoding? vdpau works for *most* common formats
> The main use will be watching recorded  DVB-T (Australia) and playing
> music from the back end. As I'm new to MythTV I'm not sure what other
> things we'll want to use it for. But as I'm going for a minimalist and
> silent system with high WAF I'm wary of specification creep.
>>I have two ion systems in two bedrooms here that work decently fine, though
>>things that require actual CPU speed like *MythMusic* and a large program guide,
>>are noticeably slower than on my 4200+.
> What is it in MythMusic that is demanding on the CPU? Is it decoding
> the format (I am currently storing my music in FLAC)? I gather
> MythMusic is a plugin for pre v0.25. I'm using v0.25.
> By the way, I'm not sure of the etiquette but I realize I have added a
> branch in Bobby's original closely related question - this is my first
> post to any forum. I hope the issues are sufficiently closely related.

mythmusic in 0.25 uses a lot of memory cpu in managing the music
trees, (or some such), on my setup it's much slower than in 0.24,
especially so on my ION systems.

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