[mythtv-users] ivtv0 warning: ENC Stream 0 OVERFLOW

Marius Schrecker marius at schrecker.org
Fri Dec 16 15:55:58 EST 2005

> On Dec 15, 2005, at 3:41 AM, Marius Schrecker wrote:
>> Anyone seen this in dmesg:
>> Wondering if it has something to do with my flickering problems:
> Probably, yes.
>> Dec 15 07:28:27 mythbox kernel: ivtv0 warning: ENC Stream 0
>> Stealing a Buf
>> fer, 512 currently allocated
> This means the client app is not pulling data fast enough from the
> driver buffer and you could loose some frames.  This has recently
> been noted as a problem with MythTV as the client and research is
> being done to determine a fix.  For me, I just added another stick of
> memory, but a real fix is probably in the works in the next week or so.
> Keith C
I have noticed the frame dropping, put it down to not running in real time
(which I haven't got around to fixing yet).

Im running on 2 Gigs of dual channel memory so don't think that's the
problem ;) will watch the list for a good time to recompile from svn :-)


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