[kwlug-disc] Building a new MythTV Frontend

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Fri Sep 25 14:48:56 EDT 2009


Apparently an Asus eee PC 1201N is coming. N = Nvidia ION. 1080p.

(-:

(No signs of HDMI out though, only VGA.)

Andrew Kohlsmith (Mailing List Account) wrote, On 09/25/2009 2:40 PM:
> On September 25, 2009 02:26:37 pm L.D. Paniak wrote:
>> I'm having good luck with an R3600 Acer Revo and MythTV 0.22. VDPAU HD
>> acceleration on the GPU by NVIDIA. <20% CPU for HD playback. Quiet, cool
>> and looks good too.
>>
>>
>> For DIY, the Zotac ION motherboard
>>
>> http://www.ncix.com/products/?sku=38918&vpn=IONITX-A-U&manufacture=Zotac
>>
>> is essentially the same hardware.  Seems a little overpriced though.
> 
> That is overpriced. Don't need the wifi or much of the other stuff. *sigh*.
> 
> Too bad the OMAP processors can't do 1080p with acceleration. A nice gumstix 
> or new-design beagleboard would be perfect, although I don't think there are 
> ARM binaries for any of the codecs.



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