[mythtv-users] HTPC based on MythTV
hobbiticus at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 15:58:50 UTC 2008
On Feb 5, 2008 10:39 AM, <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > im trying to setup HTPC based on linux.
> > My hardware:
> > 1. mobo: ASUS M2A-VM HDMI with integrated Nvidia 7050PV with HDMI
> > 2. CPU: Athlon x2 4400
> > 3. RAM: 2GB
> > 4. HDD: 160GB
> > 5. opttional - i can use Nvidia Geforce 8400GS insted of 7050PV i will
> > work
> > better.
> > 6. Microsoft Media Center remote
> > 7. Skystar 2 DVB-S card
> > I tried tu run on two distributions - MythDora and MythBuntu. On SD
> The packages that come with MythBuntu should be good. If not you
> could always try to pull down .20.2 yourself and build it from
> I've not had any real troubles playing back HD content on either
> .20.2 or the current version of MythTV from the Ubuntu 7.10
> repositories (the one that supports Schedules Direct).
> Although HD content seems particularly finicky when it comes to
> signal quality. Trying to play a show with reception related
> issues (bad/low OTA signal) tends to crash the frontend.
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It sounds like you're missing the UseEvents flag in your xorg.conf. If you
open up /etc/X11/xorg.conf, add the following line inside of the "Device"
section for your video card:
Option "UseEvents" "True"
That should fix your high CPU load.
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