[mythtv-users] Moving through "Watch Recordings" slow?

Mike Dent mcdent at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 20:41:36 UTC 2006

On 12/13/06, Ross Campbell <ross.campbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/11/06, Mike Dent <mcdent at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I notice that when moving though the "Watch Recordings" menu, there
> > seems to be about
> > a 3 second delay when moving up or down through the recordings.
> Are your recordings on a dedicated hard drive and do you have power
> management for your hard drives enabled in your BIOS? If your hard
> drive spins down, the I would expect this delay when you "wake it up".
> But, if you see a delay when moving between any recordings all the
> time, then it's something different.
> As to whether it's good to let your drive spin down via power
> management - that's probably a whole other discussion - depends on
> whether you care more about power usage and noise or drive lifespan.

Hi Ross,
they are on the same disk as the system. The delay is pretty consistent.
It's not related to the disk spining down, I'm sure of that.


> -Ross
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