[mythtv-users] anyone experimented with fair io scheduling?

David Jeske jeske at chat.net
Mon Jan 26 02:49:32 EST 2004

-- Ian Forde wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-01-25 at 15:16, David Jeske wrote:
>> While I'm doing a DVDrip, video playback stutters
>> pretty badly. The CPU usage on the machine is zilch.
> What does hdparm tell you about your dvd drive?
> Did you remember to turn on DMA?

Thanks for the suggestion! I assumed that it was saturating the hard
drive, but I guess not. After running the following dvd config line,
everything is great, no more stutters during dvdrip:

hdparm -d1 -c1 -X34 -u1 /dev/hdc

Here is the resource I used:

- David

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