[mythtv-users] Backend for fast commercial flagging (HD-PVR recordings)
belcampo at zonnet.nl
Tue Mar 24 09:05:25 UTC 2009
Steve Heistand wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 13:36:39 -0400, Steve Harrington wrote
>>> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 11:41:11AM -0400, Steve Harrington wrote:
>>>> / Hi all,
>> />>/ I'm looking to replace my SBE with a machine that can handle real time /
>>>> / (or as close to it as economically feasible) commercial flagging of my
>> />>/ HD-PVR recordings recorded at highest quality. Has anyone had any
>> />>/ experience with this? Any suggestions on what to get?
>> />>/ I was thinking about an AMD Phenom II x4. Any thoughts on this?
>>> How many jobs are you planning on running concurrently?
>>> If you are interested in jobs finishing as quickly as possible then
>>> the get the fastest core speed you can and don't worry so much about
>>> getting more cores. Your commflag job is just another client doing playback.
>>> So think of the box doing the flagging as a machine that should be able to
>>> play back the recording in software.
>> I will be doing up to 4 commercial flagging jobs at once, depending on what's on of course.
Won't you run into disk-i/o troubles, stuttering ..
> my relatively old core 2 duo 3ghz does realtime commercial flagging on the hdpvr
> and takes up about 25% of a cpu to do it. (6mbits datarate if it matters)
> so a dual core 3ghz should be sufficient if you arent doing any transcoding.
> "Why is it so hot inside this handbasket?"
> Steve Heistand
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