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

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 18:24:34 UTC 2006

On 2/28/06, Jim Westfall <jwestfall at surrealistic.net> wrote:
> 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?

streaming? I would need to build 0.19 on my file server(right now its
got an older SVN that needs to be updated), but I can do that. Though
the original firewire problem is in the actual recorded files so when
I tried playing back on it before I got the same errors in the same

> >
> > 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.

I'll use SVN for these tests, then I can have a seperate folder with a
working copy to revert to so the g/f can watch tv =)


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