[mythtv] CPU usage when paused

Anduin Withers awithers at anduin.com
Sat Jul 5 21:22:19 EDT 2003

> I'm just curious about this, but why does pausing take 20% more cpu than
> watching? I get about 10% or so usage when watching prerecorded shows,
> but if I pause them that jumps up to about 30% or so? That just seems
> counterintuitive to me. It's not really much of a problem, but I'm just
> curious.

This is mythfrontend CPU usage?

When I pause a prerecorded show the CPU usage drops from 22-40% (depends on
the recording) to a very respectable 0% (occasional spike to 0.1%).

OTOH if I enable deinterlacing... I do see X jump from 1-2% up to 20-30%
while paused.

Anduin Withers

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