[mythtv] Slow keyboard annoyance

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Sun Feb 26 16:47:28 UTC 2006

On Sunday 26 February 2006 11:30, Lorenz Hahn wrote:
> - A "fast" card is a workaround to the "bounce effect"
> - The lack of a fast card is not the cause, otherwise the "bounce
>   effect" would not be able to disappear.
> - The sum of "high load" and something like a race condition causes
>   the odd behaviour.
> - If a 1,8 GHz CPU has high load because one is navigating through a
>   menu. There may be the possibility of a optimization.
> - It took 97 seconds and 100% CPU to iterate over 158 Recordings in "All
>   Programs". If it's a graphic-card issue, why is the CPU at 100%?
>   Shouldn't this be waiting for some DMA or other IO without CPU-usage?

Because the X server (not myth) is falling back on completely unaccelerated 
code to do the drawing.  None of the graphics drawing code is in myth.


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