[mythtv-users] Very slight jitter on high power machine
doug at ties.org
Tue Dec 14 12:37:49 UTC 2004
Joe Barnhart wrote:
> --- 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???
Read about "Magic SysRq" key combination, enable this support in your
kernel, and do it. Get a kernel backtrace and tell us what piece of
software is stuck. You're not the only one having this problem, but
none of the developers are.
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