[mythtv-users] Choppy HDTV playback

Doug Larrick doug at ties.org
Fri Sep 24 12:57:08 EDT 2004

Jason Schloer wrote:
> Curious if anyone has any ideas…… I get fairly choppy playback on an 
> Athlon XP 2600 with XVMC enabled on an nforce2 motherboard. The thing I 
> find odd is that my CPU usage is only around 60-70%. If I tell it to use 
> video as a timebase it actually slows the audio down at times, so I 
> don’t think it’s a horsepower issue, more a syncing problem. Any ideas? 
> I’ve tried openGL sync on and off, XVMC on and off, but no dice. Oh, 
> also of note this is on a network connected frontend streaming from the 
> backend over a 100mbps connection. Thanks in advance,

Only the same advice I've repeated a couple dozen times on this list: 
without the output of 'mythfrontend --verbose playback' we can't really 
tell anything.

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