[mythtv-users] Got smooth playback? please post your setup & configuratio
xanium4332 at googlemail.com
Sun Aug 6 19:34:44 UTC 2006
Oh, forgot to add...
I'm using a dual DVB-T card, so if that setting only effects anologe cards,
it shoudn't matter. I still set it to PAL though
On 06/08/06, James Buckley <xanium4332 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> It's only $40, but my case (A silverstone LC-11) is a bit space
> constrained, thus I need a flexible PCI-Express riser card, which is like a
> Unicorn (everybody's heard of one, no-ones ever seen one :P). Also it's a
> bit of a waste of a motherboard, as the PCI express and onboard DVI won't be
> Still, what needs to be done needs to be done.
> On 06/08/06, Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> wrote:
> > James Buckley <xanium4332 at googlemail.com> says:
> > > So a prebuffer pauses happen when MythTV's starved of CPU time,
> > > cause I get them sometimes.
> > It's one of many, many possible causes. As I previously wrote, I
> > happily used Bob, "Enable OpenGL vertical sync for timing," and 1080p
> > display and modeline to generate better-than-settop-box video for many
> > months; however, for various reasons I now have to run a background
> > commflag or transcode job or two on my backend/frontend, and now I get
> > too many prebuffering pauses with Bob. (Running 'top -n 19' then 's
> > .5' reveals that there are moments when mythfrontend spikes to 99.9%
> > of %CPU.) I could run XvMC to restore Bob-like quality (since XvMC
> > *always* uses Bob), but I can't stand the video/audio stuttering that
> > occurs with the OSD or the lineakd/gizmod-generated mixer volume bars.
> > > I think getting a GFX card which doesn't use the CPU (I.E. not an
> > > integrated graphics chip like the 6150) might solve most of my
> > > problems.
> > Maybe, maybe not. I don't know how the 6150 operates and am not sure
> > that just because it happens to be an integrated-graphics chipset
> > actually means that the CPU necessarily does any more work than on a
> > 5200/5300/6200/6600/etc. Switching to the latter might or might not
> > help in your particular case, but as I noted it's only $40 to find
> > out.
> > --
> > Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> | +1 650 776 7763 | San Francisco CA US
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