[mythtv] timestretch == prebuffering pause

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Wed Dec 28 23:02:17 EST 2005

On Wed, 2005-12-28 at 20:53 -0700, John P Poet wrote:
> I have seperate backend/frontend machines.  I record mostly HDTV with
> a small amount of SD material.
> Timestretch seems to work fine at any speed with SD material.
> Playback is fine when watching HD material at 1.0 speed.  At 1.1 or
> 1.2 speed, playback is fine as long as the OSD is not up.  At 1.3
> speed, HD material results in a "prebuffering pause" every couple of
> seconds even when the OSD is not up:

What is your CPU usage? If it is above 80% that is probably the cause.

If not, I don't know what could be causing this. But it does look like
the problem is on the decoding side not the display side since most of
the frames are 'A'vailable.

-- Daniel

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