[mythtv-users] ERROR: file i/o problem in 'safe_read()' Bad address

Chris cisip at sprintmail.com
Sat Mar 22 01:39:35 UTC 2003

> Compared to RTJPEG or MPEG2, MPEG4 files look pretty
> lousy to me, even at high bitrates (I've got mine
> dialed up to 5000K on LiveTV just as a test). It has
> lot of artifacts and fast motion looks really bad.
> MPEG4 also a CPU hog, so I've had to reduce the
> capture resolution on my Athlon XP 2100+ to 512x480
> just so it can keep up. It might be time to
> investigate some overclocking!

Something is wrong with your setup. You don't need an overclocked cpu, 
you need to figure out what is going wrong. I can record 640 x 480 mpg4 
3000 bitrate, 2-15 quality (default quality) and do live tv with about 
55% cpu used. And it looks great. Very tough to tell from the original 


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