[mythtv-users] Think my current myth box can support HD?

Mitch Gore mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 03:33:57 UTC 2007


may work.  you will most likely need to enable XvMC.  Just give it a try.  I
was able to just barely run HD on a Athlon 1800 (1.5Ghz) but it did work.

Mitchell

On 3/18/07, Rick <rbonafied at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> My current 32 inch old TV is on its way out.  I have mixed feelings
> about this.  On the one hand I'm excited about purchasing a TV not made
> in the last century.  On the other hand, it may mean giving up my analog
> cable, dual pvr 150 tuners which myth tunes directly, etc.
>
> My first concern is, will the box handling my mythtv duties be up for
> the challenge?  I have no problem upgrading some parts (storage, memory,
> video card, etc), but I'd like to avoid a complete replacement.
>
> I'm seeking honest opinions... thanks...
>
> Here are my box particulars:
>
> /proc/driver/nvidia/cards/0
> Model:           GeForce4 MX 4000
> IRQ:             10
> Video BIOS:      04.18.20.46.00
> Card Type:       AGP
>
> /proc/meminfo
> MemTotal:       775504 kB
>
>
> /proc/cpuinfo
> processor       : 0
> vendor_id       : AuthenticAMD
> cpu family      : 15
> model           : 28
> model name      : AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 3100+
> stepping        : 0
> cpu MHz         : 1800.093
> cache size      : 256 KB
> fdiv_bug        : no
> hlt_bug         : no
> f00f_bug        : no
> coma_bug        : no
> fpu             : yes
> fpu_exception   : yes
> cpuid level     : 1
> wp              : yes
> flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 sep mtrr pge mca
> cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt lm
> 3dnowext 3dnow lahf_lm
> bogomips        : 3555.32
>
>
>
>
>
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