On Sat, 2 Aug 2008, Michael Watterson wrote:
> scheduling and decent EPG like Freesat or Sky has is a huge issue to get
> going on Linux or XP.
>> Unless you have a very specialist PC or it somehow in next room,
> its very noisy for TV.
I use a Mac Mini and it's pretty much noiseless (though, I live on a
busy-ish city street, so its never really quiet).
EyeTV on OS-X works quite nicely for scheduled DVB recording. On
Linux, Totem now has DVB support which works quite nicely - but no
EPG/scheduling yet (though, there's a GSoC project looking at that,
fingers crossed). Another problem is XvMC, which some Xorg drivers
lack - like the intel driver (support is in Xorg git apparently, so
should be in a release soon enough), which seems to be the cause of a
slight jerkiness in the display of video, which sometimes is
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