[mythtv] FYI Tuning patch

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Sat Sep 24 23:43:01 UTC 2005

On Saturday 24 September 2005 05:18 pm, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> > Its harder to get consistent timings at the moment because front-end cpu
> > load has increased (<~35% at 6910 to > 84% now) to the extent that the
> > code in NuppelVideoPlayer::DisplayNormalFrame
> > invoking "playing slower due to falling behind..."  is now being invoked.
> >
> > ( The effect here is probably not what was intended because cpu load
> > reduces a little when it plays slower so the "Playing at normal speed
> > from falling behind..." is triggered - which takes cpu load up and we go
> > round again :)  - which also means the osd displaying the timing is
> > almost always visible.
> > A secondary consequence is that the only way to exit is to change channel
> > as the exit request is ignored whilst the above is happening)
> This is something Issac is working on to improve LiveTV, and is not part of
> this patch. It is a work in progress...

Yeah.  Works great* on my X2 4400+, not so hot for those with, ah, lesser 
machines. =)

* this and the other minor changes in that revision cut channel change time by 
a little over 60% on my machine.


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