May, 2012 - All Posts

Enabling DDS Fanart to speed up fanart display

Yazan: admin | 23 May 2012 | No Comments
Categories: Uncategorized

The Revo and eMachine tend to lag with the fanart when scrolling through the list of films etc. To fix this simple enable dds fanart as described here: http://wiki.xbmc.org/index.php?title=Userdata/advancedsettings.xml#.3Cuseddsfanart.3E As you scroll through xbmc will gradually generate dds fanart so you may still notice delays for a little while until all the previews have been […]

Dirty Regions and the Revo

Yazan: admin | 23 May 2012 | No Comments
Categories: Acer Revo, eMachine, MythTV, XBMC

Because the Revo runs both Mythtv and XBMC I tend to leave it idle with the mythfrontend running as opposed to XBMC. The reason behind this is that I have noticed the box running hotter and the fan running for prolonged durations when left with XBMC sitting idle. I have therefore now setup dirty regions […]