[mythtv-users] New frontend... Atom?

Greg Cope gregcope at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 20:11:08 UTC 2009


2009/11/9 John <reidjr at btconnect.com>:
> I have just bought a Aspire Revo, and been playing with it this weekend. To
> avoid the confusion further down the thread there are 2 Linux versions
> floating about:

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> Worth searching for the new dual core version {92.NVDYZ.UI0 } , if you want
> to use it for anything that uses the processor, and it also comes with
> optical out. Testing mine at the weekend I was watching BBC-HD with 95% Idle
> CPU. Thats what I call CPU offload :-). With the GPU doing all the work the
> single core is fine as a myth frontend. The revo has VGA and HDMI, but no
> SVIDEO for people with old technolody TVs (like me). I am again using the
> VGA-SCART connection to trial, and I could port the xorg.conf straight over
> from the 6200 based frontend, and it worked straight away. So the only thing
> missing is a remote.
>
> As a few other posters have said, don't mess around, buy one

Best advice I have seen all day!

For 160 these are great.  Really pleased with mine.  Compared to my
Via SP13000 it flies.

Greg


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