[mythtv-users] liveTV using 100% CPU

Marcel Janssen korgull at home.nl
Sun Jan 8 18:19:56 UTC 2006

On Sunday 08 January 2006 19:02, Marcel Janssen wrote:
> Hello Brian,
> > Are you perchance using an nVidia card with the nVidia drivers? I
> > have the same CPU usage problem and I've read that the latest nVidia
> > binary drivers cause this problem. Of course, trying to regress back
> > to an older driver results in a "won't build" problem here on a
> > Gentoo system, but I am still working on it.
> In that case I think that the problem is within mythTV itself because other
> applications (liek xine) that use XV have no issues.
> Anyway, I will try to start an older kernel and older nvidia drivers just
> to see if that works. If so, I'll simply stick to that for now.

I tried the old kernel + nvidia 7676 driver and the 100% CPU issue is gone.
I'm just not sure if it's the nvidia driver that causes it or the kernel 
(different audio driver perhaps because I seen some audio buffer related 
warnings earlier in mythfrontend).

Thanks for the hint.


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