[mythtv-users] Very slight jitter on high power machine

Henk Poley hpoley at dds.nl
Tue Dec 14 11:30:36 UTC 2004

Op dinsdag 14 december 2004 07:23, schreef Joe Barnhart:
> --- Doug Larrick <doug at ties.org> wrote:
> > As far as your occasional jitter, I'd suggest making
> > sure OpenGL vsync
> > is being used (with 'mythfrontend --verbose
> > playback), and make sure
> > you're installing mythfrontend as SUID root.
> I've tried and tried to use the "suid root" trick on
> my vanilla stock 0.16 KnoppMyth R4V5 box, and every
> single time I make this change and restart
> mythfrontend, BANG it hangs Linux HARD.  I can't even
> get ssh going to shut down gracefully.  It's power
> off, power on time.  What the heck is going on???

This is probably some driver problem. Running as root MythTV request a couple 
of extra things (like vsync updates). What card do you use, and what version 
is the driver?

 Henk Poley <><

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