[mythtv-users] Mini-ITX w/ MPEG2 hw accel
travis at tabbal.net
Tue Dec 23 15:45:28 UTC 2008
On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 3:57 AM, António Santos <ansantos at fe.up.pt> wrote:
> Can anyone here point me a mini-ITX mainboard with MPEG2 hw
> acceleration? Of course, it MUST have support for Linux since, as far
> as I know, some chipsets (namely from VIA) have no support for the
> MPEG2 hw acceleration in Linux. The MPEG2 hw decoder must support
> resolutions up to 720p. Also, it would be great if it is fanless and
> with HDMI output.
I don't know if any are available in mini-ITX, but look for an NVidia 8 or 9
series chipset. You can use VDPAU and get full GPU offload for MPEG2 and
h264. Myth requires running trunk though. Or there's XvMC, older NVidia
cards support that. It doesn't do full MPEG2 offload, but it helps a lot.
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