[mythtv] Simple player

mythtv-dev@snowman.net mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Tue, 10 Dec 2002 11:29:55 -0600 (CST)


On 10 Dec, Tony Clark wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 December 2002 05.13, Brent Norris wrote:
>> Not the fastest drive I have seen, but no slouch either.
>>
>> /dev/hda:
>>  Timing buffered disk reads:  64 MB in  4.18 seconds = 15.32 MB/sec
>>
>> DMA is on.  So that isn't using any CPU.
> 
> That sounds like MDMA2 you really want UDMA which should give you about double 
> that figure.

Depends on the speed of the drive. 15MB/sec isn't bad. Probably pretty
common. If you are getting 30MB/sec, what kind of drive do you have!? I
couldn't get anywhere near that that with my 10k RPM IBM ultra wide SCSI
disk.



> Have you got nasm installed.  I have an idea that ffmpeg will build without 
> nasm but you loose a lot of optimisation.  I'm using about 30% of 1 of my 
> MP1900s so you should really make it.
> 
> tony
>>
>> On Mon, 2002-12-09 at 21:01, Ray wrote:
>> > On Mon, Dec 09, 2002 at 05:30:30PM -0600, Brent Norris wrote:
>> > > Having read here for a bit I thought that my XP1500+ box would have no
>> > > trouble performing this, but once I got it on there and running it
>> > > seems that it can hardly keep up with the MJPEG let alone move to
>> > > MPEG-4 with higher quality settings.  Am I missing something what are
>> > > you guys using to get this compression?
>> >
>> > What is the output of hdparm -t ?
>