[mythtv] Re: High load average, low CPU with Unichrome

martin north martin at chipsandpeas.com
Mon Feb 14 20:31:36 UTC 2005

> What video sync method are you using?

er..dunno. how do i tell? mythfrontend logs say:
2005-02-14 20:57:34.745 Using realtime priority.
2005-02-14 20:57:34.775 Video timing method: DRM 

> Have you got Xorg "EnableAGPDMA" enabled?


> The unichrome driver will use 'slightly' more CPU than the old ddmpeg driver, 
> but it shouldn't be a huge difference.

the CPU isn't the problem. CPU is about the same as the old libddmpeg. The 
difference is that the load average is high..which presumably means the CPU 
is waiting around for something else to happen before it gets on with 

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