Updated mythtv-fixes port

Joe Auty joe at netmusician.org
Sat Mar 24 16:35:51 UTC 2007

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Would anybody care to clarify who stands to gain from this port, i.e.
what sorts of hardware is unoptimized and covered here? I'm a little bit

Geoff Buckingham wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 24, 2007 at 02:55:58PM +0100, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
>> Why not add a configure option to allow to hardwire to a specific CPU?
>> There's also "sysctl hw.model", but it may not work everywhere. The
>> configure-option is a much better fallback.
> hw.model looks interesting, I had looked through sysctl for something to
> use but was looking for cpu or processor :-)
> The CPU detection only gets used if the mythtv configure isn't given the 
> relevent arguments. It should be possible to get the port's makefile
> to add these if required.
> I was going to ry and get an vidia XVMC option working next. May switch to
> hw.model then although, ideally we shoul have a way to find "features" like
> MMX.
> (The Myth TV configure seems to both try to detect them, and in other cases
> assume fetures based on Model Name.)
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