[mythtv-users] Choppy Playback

Mark Beaver beaverm at corp.earthlink.net
Mon Nov 8 17:58:12 UTC 2004

Yeah, an ATI radeon 9200 SE is what I have, but I'm using Knoppmyth and it
just installs the vesa driver, when I turn it to radeon my tv output stops
working (go figure)


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[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Prash
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 5:59 AM
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Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Choppy Playback

try turning on Xv support in playback settings. Have you got hardware
accelerated graphics?

On Sun, 7 Nov 2004 17:57:48 -0500, Mark Beaver
<beaverm at corp.earthlink.net> wrote:
> I have a 850 Mhz machine w/ 512 megs of ram and a 40 Gig hard drive.
> Recording is fine, that is done with a PVR 250, so I'm pretty sure it's
> the video (but I could be wrong)
> It gets really choppy during playback, including when I'm watching live
> the processor usage runs up to around 60-80%. And I'm curious about one
> other thing, I see 2-5 mythfrontend processes running, and about the same
> back end, is that normal?
> Mark
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