[mythtv] Small code improvement.

michael at optusnet.com.au michael at optusnet.com.au
Sat May 10 17:27:49 EDT 2003

Brian Foddy <bfoddy at visi.com> writes:
> Wow, its almost as if you were reading my mind...
> I too have noticed LiveTV pausing much more often than
> recording/playback at the same resolution.  Never got
> around to researching why tho...

Smile. Indeed. (There's still a mystery in my patch:
What are all those 'zerocnt' loops supposed to be for!?)

It makes playback much more reliable, and it also
seems to fix the whole 'forward 10 mins' and 'back 10 mins'
jumps. They still pause for nearly 15 seconds though.
> And as for the buffer settings, I have dabbled with changing
> some of those buffer numbers myself as I too have 512MB,
> with a dual tuner card and dual CPUs I feel more buffering
> the better for my low Mhz cpus.  However one could I think
> argue that a fast single cpu would benefit even more from
> increased buffer sizes so it could average out the peaks.


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