[mythtv] Re: [mythtv-commits] Ticket #774: Dropped frames on playback while playing DVB

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Fri Dec 9 12:29:58 EST 2005

On Friday 09 December 2005 12:09, Keith C wrote:
> On Dec 9, 2005, at 10:24 AM, Stuart Morgan wrote:
> > On Friday 09 Dec 2005 15:57, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> >> Automatic updating is bad.  I can't remember the last time I
> >> didn't an
> >> apt-get upgrade or yum upgrade on any myth box.
> >
> > Agreed. I don't update my main myth boxes but this particular
> > machine doubles
> > as a computer in the office - it is set to grab security/bug
> > related updates
> > only. I'm not sure why the updated drivers qualified as such, nor
> > even why
> > they were considered stable by the repository owner on the same day
> > as they
> > were released.
> A little OT for the devel list, but I did want to warn people with
> AMD Athlon X2's on a nForce4 chipset (I think Isaac has one).  I just
> bumped my kernel from 2.6.13 to 2.6.14 and everything went bad.
> Video speed was all over the place, with audio going crazy trying to
> match it.  Turns out the clock would start running 2-3 times normal
> speed when both procs were under load.  I resolved it by adding
> "notsc clock=pmtmr" to my kernel boot line in grub.  notsc alone
> should have worked, but my kernel disallowed that option.

I'm running 2.6.15-rc5 without any extra boot params without issue - in fact, 
my clock ran occasionally fast with what I was running before (2.6.12).


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