[mythtv-users] Re:Myth menu navigation slow after using XMame in MythGame

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Mon Feb 16 15:28:21 EST 2004

On Monday 16 February 2004 08:26, riskpeep at netscape.net wrote:
> I've done some more looking, and the issue appears to be related to 
fullscreen Xv.  I've noticed that if I bring up XMame in normal windowed 
mode, the slowdown doesn't occur.
> Also, the slowdown is showing up in the Xserver process.  If I bring up a 
top and then try to move my selection up or down in the menus I notice that 
the X process starts taking up something like 80% CPU (Athlon 2200XP).  Most 
certainly not right.
> I'm also noticing the slowdown (although much less pronounced) on the Myth 
main menus as well.  Prior to XMame, I can't push the down arrow fast enough 
to get ahead of the selection movement.  Afterwards, it is still reasonable 
quick, but I can easily bang out for down arrows before the selection has 
moved through the first two entries.

I realize that this is a workaround rather than a real solution, but if XMame 
fullscreen X11/Xv is giving you problems, why not try xmame.SDL ?


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