[mythtv-users] Ratpoison on dedicated frontend

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Oct 10 14:02:35 UTC 2006

On 10/10/06, Nowhere <nowhere at cox.net> wrote:
> Thanks for the info guys. I will play around with it. In the meantime, I
> simply started the frontend from command line while running ratpoison wm,
> and it turns out I still get the pauses. As it turns out the pauses don't
> seem to be some buffering but more like dropped frames. The amount dropped
> is always less than a second and happens at random intervals.
> Any ideas what might be the source since running ratpoison hasn't seemed to
> improve it?

I've found that 0.19 and 0.20 run fine without a WM. The newer Xine
lib properly supports this as does mplayer.

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