[mythtv-users] Low Power Frontends (in anticipation of nvidia's new API)
jedi at mishnet.org
Thu Dec 18 19:27:01 UTC 2008
On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 10:49:57AM -0800, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Dec 18, 2008, at 10:41 AM, jedi wrote:
> > On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 08:43:59AM -0800, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> >> On Dec 18, 2008, at 8:35 AM, jedi wrote:
> >>> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 10:01:32AM -0500, Andrew Barbaccia wrote:
> >>>> Agreed. But some of the operations (like the DB queries when
> >>>> viewing the
> >>>> channel guide) might be a little intensive for the Atom considering
> >>>> it's a
> >>>> user interface and *should* be snappy. I'm simply curious of Doug's
> >>>> results.
> >>> If you are worried about the db, throw memory at it. The Myth DB
> >>> is
> >>> small enough that you can run the whole thing from memory and not
> >>> worry
> >>> about the speed of the CPU. What hammers the database are keyword
> >>> search
> >>> based recording rules.
> >> ...and running mythfilldatabase, and writing the seektable when you
> >> are recording 6 programs at the same time, and running --resched when
> >> you have 8 tuners and probably other things that I haven't thought of
> >> yet.
> > ...problems that are unlikely to plague this fellow.
> I used to get recording glitches on my PIII-733 when I was running
> mythfilldatabase at the same time as I was recording another program
> on a separate disk. I think it's wise to question if the CPU can
> handle the database requirements. But then again, what do I know?
> Maybe you're right - don't bother checking to see if it's good enough.
Ok, then find a better HMO doctor, get yourself some blue and
not be up at 3am watching infomercials for hair in a can...
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