[mythtv-users] beagleboard users?
janne-mythtv at grunau.be
Fri Oct 29 11:07:36 UTC 2010
On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 11:26:09PM +0300, ikke wrote:
> I though to try mythv on beagleboard (C4). Is anyone succesfully running it?
> I thought to give it the first try the lazy way, I installed ubuntu
> maverick netbook version on it. Some observations so far:
> - couldn't run prebuilt mythfrontend, maverick is still 23
> - the os coming from mmc is deadly slow. easily ends up being >50% in wait state
> - watching videos over network using vlc under xfce4 was not usable,
> if picture was scaled to full-screen it got less than 1 fps, so it was
> - no sound coming out the system.
> - missing 3d since it would require binary -only drivers
> I still thought I would try moving the OS from mmc to NFS, and see if
> it makes any difference. I could also try Ångström linux, if it was
> better tuned for the system. I doubt it makes huge difference though.
> What experiences do you have on subject?
> Is it worth the effort, has anyone proved it useable as a mythfrontend?
There are at least some angstrom mythfrontend users.
http://www.angstrom-distribution.org/narcissus/ shouldn't require much
more effort than ubuntu maverick and is capable of building an image
with MythTV (0.23 though). It will also include binary drivers if you
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