[mythtv-users] Minimum memory for myth system
charriglists at bellsouth.net
Tue Jun 14 18:25:55 UTC 2005
John Kuhn wrote:
> I had a pvr350 in a 650mhz PIII system with 256 megs of ram.. and it
> swapped alot but all in all never gave me problems.. no glitchs.. I
> was however using the on board decoder..
>> I have a PVR350 and a pentium < 1Ghz with about 64Megs of memory
>> running FC3. This is the second system that I have built and was
>> trying to go 'ala cheapo. I am wondering if anyone knows what is the
>> recommended minimum memory configuration of a myth system. I know
>> that everything seems to work until I start watching live TV, that's
>> when the system seems to want to randomly kill off processes and have
>> lots of DMA errors. I am going to attempt to install 512Megs of
>> memory in tonight and see if the problem goes away.
>> 1. Anyone with similiar experiences?
>> 2. Tips to reduce memory consumption would be welcomed.
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Strange, I also have 256 Megs on a combination backend/frontend. I
rarely ever touch the swap, typically it will use around 150 Megs of
ram. It's an XP1800 with a pvr 250 for capture. Just seems that you
shouldn't be swapping too much.
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