[mythtv] EITScanner caused playback issues

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Wed Jul 19 20:22:12 UTC 2006

Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-07-19 at 15:12 -0400, Tom Lichti wrote:
>>>> Slightly OT, but if the DB is on a machine that is different from the 
>>>> one doing the recording (and is not a MythBackend) would that pretty 
>> Interesting. I would have thought it would help in all areas. I'm not 
>> just talking about EIT stuff, but even regular PVR-x50 recordings as well.
> Nope. I don't know why you would think that though. Sure the DB is now
> using another hard-drive than the recording, which is good, but you also
> need to get all that data marshaled and transmitted across the network.
I just would have thought that the DB client would buffer the data, plus 
it's on a switched Gigabit network, which is probably faster than local 
disk. I have noticed my recordings have much less 'interference' (for 
lack of a better term) since I moved the DB off to it's own machine.

You couldn't just leave my rose-coloured view alone... :)


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