[mythtv-users] Prebuffering pause with HD - really... no kidding...

Jesse Dhillon tobor at berkeley.edu
Sun Dec 17 16:35:37 UTC 2006

So XvMC stops the prebuffering? If that's so, I'm going to go get an FX 
5200 and get it working on mine. I get terrible prebuffering pauses and 
would love to be able to watch HDTV without all the annoyance and trouble.


john sturgeon wrote:
> Thanks,  I tried that, but it made no difference.  The problem appears
> to be the frontend.  Xorg and mythfrontend are battling it out for
> CPU.  When playing back HD content, they both always total 100%.
> Seems odd.
> Also, when using Xvmc mythfrontend comes in at 95% CPU, the
> prebuffering stops, but that seems *awfully* high for an AMD 4200+.

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