[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #1356: DTVRecorder::FindKeyframes in 0.19 causes video gltiches in firewire recordings

Jim Westfall jwestfall at surrealistic.net
Tue Feb 28 17:33:12 UTC 2006

Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com> wrote [02.28.06]:
> On 2/28/06, Jim Westfall <jwestfall at surrealistic.net> wrote:
> >
> > I was able to reproduce livetv glitches if my backend gets over loaded.
> > Can you verify this isnt happened to you? you do streaming?
> >
> > also, could you try the following 2 patches and see if they help at all.
> > Both should cut down on cpu usage when the backend is recording/livetv.
> >
> > thanks
> > jim
> I don't think my backend is getting overloaded. I only have a single
> computer be/fe setup right now, and only the firewire recorder has the
> glitch problem, my PVR-150 is fine and my HD3000 is fine, I can record
> from those two at the same time with no problems as well. My CPU usage
> usually sits around 80% when watching 1080i content, lower, ~50% for
> 720p content, and live tv raises that by ~5-10%.

ok, just wanted to me a sure.  Have you tested streaming vs non-streaming?

> I'll compile in those two patches, does it matter if I grab the latest
> SVN to do so? Should I apply both patches at the same time or test
> them seperately?

you should be able to stay with the -fixes branch, but will need to grab 
the newest firewirerecorder.* file again.


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