[mythtv-users] How MANY backend threads!?!?!?
jaw1959 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 13 22:54:15 UTC 2010
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 6:44 PM, Robert McNamara
<robert.mcnamara at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 3:38 PM, Mark Small <msmall at eastlink.ca> wrote:
> >> > With 0.23 I'm getting much higher CPU usage when recording (avg
> >> > on my P3 900Mhz, previously about 10-20% on 0.21).
> >> > This means I can't do "chase play" which I used to be able to do.
> >> so, you said that your 2000/2001-vintage hardware is having problems
> >> running modern MythTV. Therefore, don't run modern MythTV (or upgrade
> >> your hardware).
> >> Some of us don't like the idea of constraining modern MythTV to only the
> >> basic tasks that can be accomplished with 10-yr old hardware.
> >> Some of us want MythTV to do more than it did in 0.21.
> >> Some of us want progress.
> >> Those of you who want your grandfather's MythTV--unhampered by
> >> progress--can get exactly that by running your grandfather's version of
> >> MythTV.
> >> Mike
> > Some of us also want to run mythtv on new low power boxes that are coming
> > these days. My own MBE is an ARM based NAS with only 512 MB of RAM. If
> > could be tuned to run better on old machines, it would also run better on
> > boxes that only draw a small amount of power.
> > Mark
> The original reporter's hardware was manufactured before the first
> public release of MythTV. My tongue in cheek answer was meant to
> explain that given my informal knowledge of myself and the rest of the
> devs, function and features trump making Myth work with decade-old
> hardware or plug systems. I just don't see any point in the future
> where making Myth run acceptably on a sheevaplug, or a P3/900 is even
> remotely a priority.
> In fact, there was a discussion today about increasing our formal
> hardware requirements considerably to prevent hamstringing ourselfs
> with some of the UI and features we have planned. Myth's hardware
> requirements are likely to increase in a non-trivial way going
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Does that mean that now would be a bad time to buy/deploy a bunch of ion
based systems for Myth?
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