[maemo-users] Steve's Ranty Review #1: N800 ogg support

From: Austin Che list-maemo at austinche.name
Date: Fri Oct 19 00:35:52 EEST 2007
steveg at moregruel.net (Steve Greenland):

> ...but MPD is not a good solution for an N800 standalone player *at this
> time*. There are two big issues.
> 1. CPU usage. MPD doesn't use the tremor vorbis library, and thus
> playing an ogg sucks down about 75% of the CPU. In comparison, with
> Kagu, the osso-media-server process uses about 25% of the CPU. (Kagu
> sucks another 10-15% if the screen is active.)

    Ok, it was simple. I downloaded libvorbisidec1 from
    http://ogg.garage.maemo.org/ and recompiled mpd --with-tremor. You
    can try it out. It's the version called 0.13-tremor
    I haven't tested it...

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