[mythtv-users] VIA MII 1000 and PVR 150
jake at jakethompson.com
Thu Apr 13 20:52:24 UTC 2006
Thanks for the info, sounds like the info I gathered. The openchrome
project has the XvMC driver, so I will be trying that. How was the CPU
usage when using XvMC, I am hoping that it is relatively low.
I am not doing HD, that will be a whole other project, need to tackle this
On 4/13/06, Joe Votour <joevph at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Jake Thompson <jake at jakethompson.com> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > Not lloking to be deterrred from my path at this
> > point, but wanted to track
> > my attempt to get a working myth system.
> > What I will be using:
> > VIA MII 1000 Mini-ITX MoBo, C3 1G processor
> > 1G RAM
> > 120G HD
> > PVR-150 (Model 1045)
> > Using the onboard unichrome S-Vid and S/PDIF out.
> > (Not too sure if straight
> > Xorg VIA drivers is enough for XvMC or if I should
> > use Openchrome's)
> > Morex Venus Case (For future expansion aka, more
> > hard drive)
> > Fedora Core 5
> > ATRPM's for myth-suite(I may end up recompilig some
> > packages to more meet my
> > needs)
> > This is not here to start a flame war, I have a very
> > extensive linux
> > background and I am set in whatI have chosen(mostly
> > because it is what I had
> > laying around)
> > If you have direct experience with any of this, I
> > would love to hear it.
> > I will be documenting my experience and hope to help
> > out in anyone elses
> > future endever with a setup like/similar to this.
> > Thanks and wish me luck,
> > Jake T.
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> I used a similar setup in the past, and then I
> relegated my MII 10000 to a file server when I was
> dissatisfied with it. My dissatisfaction wasn't over
> how well the Epia functioned for MythTV (it worked
> fairly well for that), it was because I couldn't play
> my favorite MAME games on it.
> You pretty much will have to use XvMC (I was able to
> barely play back SD video without it, using 90% of the
> CPU with the occasional stutter). I haven't kept up
> on the various Unichrome projects, but you want the
> one with XvMC (as I believe that one of them took it
> out). For HD (you didn't say), forget it, it won't
> happen, XvMC or not.
> Keep in mind that I did this around the time of MythTV
> 0.17, so things may have changed since then.
> -- Joe
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