[mythtv] Video as time base stopped working on EPIA with recent CVS

steve at nexusuk.org steve at nexusuk.org
Mon Apr 12 03:50:17 EDT 2004

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On Sun, 11 Apr 2004, Henk Poley wrote:

> What about showing this info (needs nvidia, and root) in the 'tooltip' at the 
> bottom of the settings screen? Might reduce the number of people who report 
> errors when using it.

Probably a good idea - I'll put together a patch at some point.

> I think I heard that somewhere before, but I never seen these 'higher' threads 
> nor seen any better behaviour. And doesn't Jarods guide use GDM? That login 

I run my frontend and backend as root - both of them create high priority 
threads on my system when they're actually doing something (run top and 
then press H to see all the threads).  When I did try running the frontend 
as non-root I found the performance pretty bad and gave up since I didn't 
see any big advantage.

> manager doesn't do root auto-login (at least my mine doesn't). So I think an 

You could set the SUID flag on the binary, or use SUDO.

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