[mythtv-users] Re: mpeg2 playback performance issue makes no sense

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Tue Oct 12 15:55:56 UTC 2004

On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 11:06:55AM -0400, Isaac Richards wrote:
>>> If so, what could account for the large difference in
>>> processor usage between "watch videos" and "watch recordings"
>>> playing the same file?
>> AFAICT, Myth's SW decoding/playback functions are an order of
>> magnitude slower than those used by xine and mplayer.
> All of the above use the same underlying code (libavcodec).
> You've got a configuration problem if you can't play things
> back properly.

Any suggestions on where to look for such a configuration
problem?  It would be pretty cool if I could use my laptop as a
front end.

Grant Edwards
grante at visi.com

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