On Fri, Sep 19, 2003 at 01:35:26PM -0600, Jeremy D. Pavleck wrote: Stuff deleted.
> I had some time to reflect on the design, and my main problem I was facing > was the visualizations of music. Initially I thought I'd need a fairly > high output video card to be able to properly display the vis. in close to > real time. My current rig @ 1024x768 with a Radeon 8000 can only run the > Winamp vis full screen at 40fps with a noticeable delay in the music beats > and the vis interpretation on the screen. Drop the window to a size where > it hits 70fps or so and the music and vis stay in tune, so I figured a > more powerful vid card was the answer. > But I forgot that a standard TV resolution is only 640x480, so I should be > able to get away with a lot less then top of the line. > I'm going to try to test all this by using the 1Ghz Nehemiah Mini-ITX > board ( http://www.mini-itx.com/store/default.asp?c=2#p243 ) with 256mb > ram. I have one of these boards. I know of at least one person who has booted up FreeBSD on it. Right now I'm just playing with mine. > Install a RAID card and setup 1 20Gb drive RAID 1 array and 1 100Gb RAID 1 > array. 20Gb raid for FBSD and the 100GB RAID for media files. > Then pick up the bill validator, buttons and what not and see if I can't > make it work sans enclosure, which will save me a ton of cash. > Someone suggested trying Freevo, so I'll see if I can't hack the interface > of it to see if I can achieve what I want. If I was more of an artist I > could mockup the overall look of the display I'm going for, but I'm not > (I'll see if a friend of mine can tackle this part). Try Freevix. http://www.freevix.org which is a bootable distribution which has mplayer built-in. The OS is Linux not FreeBSD. Marc -- Marc Wiz [EMAIL PROTECTED] Yes, that really is my last name. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"