[mythtv-users] More XvMC data points

Michael Tiller michael.tiller at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 16:11:48 UTC 2006

On 11/29/06, Michael Tiller <michael.tiller at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just out of curiosity...when you say 65-75% CPU utilization, how is that
> partitioned between the X server and the frontend?  I ask because if I try
> and watch without XvMC on my system, the X server is something like 30% and
> the frontend is like 70%.  I'm wondering if this load on the X server can be
> avoided somehow.  Then I might have a chance to watch HD natively.

I just wanted to circle back on this issue of X server utilization.  I
installed a 2.4GHz P4 in my machine to replace the Celeron that was there.
Now when I attempt non-XvMC playback, I get something like 47% CPU for the
frontend and 50% CPU for the X server.

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