[mythtv-users] menu speed
paul at pinheiro.dyndns.org
Tue Dec 28 20:43:21 UTC 2004
I turned off the transparencies and changed the draw method from
Fill to None, and did not notice any difference in response time.
I'm running MythTV on top of KDE while I test it (still in full
screen mode). Would this make a difference? KDE works very well
on this p2-450. Nothing in particular is running in the
What speed computer are you running MythTV on?
On Tuesday 28 December 2004 2:34 pm, nate s wrote:
> Look in the frontend configuration. Somewhere in there there is
> a setting for "menu drawing method." Change it to one of the
> lower cpu useage ones. Trying to do something like
> transparencies on a slow system with no video hardware is not an
> easy thing.
> It's not a general myth problem, my menus are quite responsive.
> On Tue, 28 Dec 2004 12:29:36 -0500, Paul Miller
> <paul at pinheiro.dyndns.org> wrote:
> > I just started evaluating MythTV on my old P2-450MHz system,
> > which currently has no video hardware. Eventually, I hope to
> > use my P3-800MHz with a PVR-500 card. Anyhow, I noticed right
> > away that the menus are awfully slow. It takes a couple of
> > seconds to move between different menus or even moving through
> > the program guide. Can this be improved? I'm using Debian/sid
> > with the Debian MythTV packages, and testing with the local
> > keyboard. My original TiVo runs on a far less powerful system
> > and has similar, if not better, performance.
> > I would really like to see very snappy and responsive menus.
> > One of my biggest complaints about digital cable/satelite and
> > TiVo is that the moving through the menus is too slow. I hate
> > having to wait for the system to respond after I've pressed a
> > key.
> > -Paul
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