[mythtv-users] Performance of frontend on OSX?

Craig Treleaven ctreleaven at cogeco.ca
Sat Nov 21 17:02:28 UTC 2009


>Hi,
>I'm trying to persuade my old Mac Mini, G4 1.25Ghz with 1Gb ram and
>OSX 10.4.11 to run a Myth frontend.
>I've downloaded the latest Myth 0.21 fixes frontend from David
>Snider's site (thanks David) 20091109 I think it is.
>
>The frontend does run but the performance when playing back video
>seems rather poor?
>It looks like it is dropping a block of frames every half second or
>more, its hard to describe.
>
>Do you think this is that the Mac is just not up to the job or do you
>think I should try another build?

A G4 mini should be able to playback standard definition TV recordings, but you'll need a newer machine for high def. 

Craig


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