[mythtv] performance

Henk Poley mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Thu, 19 Dec 2002 10:33:50 +0100


> Van: Kevin Bowen <kevin@ucsd.edu>
>
>> On the SoundBlaster Live, SBLive has a history of causing PCI problems
>> on all vendors motherboards (VIA just being the most affected).
>
> Can you point me to more info on this? I've been using the Live for quite
> some time and have gotten fairly familiar with the community at large's
> views on the card... I do amateur/pro/audio/recording work and have found
> the card great for my purposes (its basicly a rebadged, rebundled version
> of a card which sells under pro audio monickers for 10x more) and isn't
> known to have any troubling PCI issues... at least under windows... are
> the problems you speak of linux-specific? Stability issues? I've had the
> card running very stable under redhat so far, so I'd have no reason to
> switch to something else unless I discovered it had been implicated in
> performance issues.

Try google'ing for the obvious: "(SBLive OR ((SoundBlaster OR SB) Live))
(bug OR bugs OR problem OR problems)"... [haven't tried this (recently), so
YMMV]

Add a "Windows" or "Linux" if you like. There are quite a few site/forums
about this beasty.

	Henk Poley <><