[mythtv-users] What am I doing wrong?
gavinband at tiscali.co.uk
Fri Mar 10 21:27:51 UTC 2006
Phil Bridges wrote:
> > > mythfrontend --version
> > Library API version: 0.19.20060121-2
> > Source code version: exported
> > Options compiled in:
> > linux release using_v4l using_alsa using_jack using_ivtv using_dvb
> > using_dvb_eit using_x11 using_xv using_dvdnav using_xrandr
> > using_opengl_vsync using_frontend using_backend
> > The backend seems to work correctly, but I can't watch anything (live or
> > recorded) in the frontend because the display repeatedly pauses - then
> > catches up - then pauses - then catches up, etc.
> > The log prints out lots of "prebuffering pause"s.
> > This is with a fastish laptop, Radeon Mobility 9600 with open source
> > driver, Freecom DVB-T USB stick.
> > Have I compiled / set something wrong? Any help appreciated.
> > Thanks,
> > gav.
> Do you have DMA activated?
Yes I do - hdparm reports
> hdparm /dev/hda
multcount = 16 (on)
IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit)
unmaskirq = 1 (on)
using_dma = 1 (on)
keepsettings = 0 (off)
readonly = 0 (off)
readahead = 256 (on)
geometry = 16383/255/63, sectors = 156301488, start = 0
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