[mythtv] raspberry pi

James Courtier-Dutton james.dutton at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 10:59:24 UTC 2011


On 30 August 2011 17:10, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> On 8/30/2011 11:33, Simon Kenyon wrote:
>> Has anybody had a look at http://www.raspberrypi.org/ ?
>> I think that if they were up to it then would make a cracking frontend.
>> Similar hardware seems to be able to run XBMC.
>
> Assuming someone does write support for the hardware decoder on that
> device, you still have the issue of memory.  MythTV simply isn't
> designed for low memory devices, and at 128MB, you're going to be
> swapping to the point the device would be unusable.  Even the 256MB
> version would struggle.

It would be nice if the footprint of the mythfrontend was smaller.
What is the main reason that it needs so much memory?


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