[mythtv-users] Slow UI in MythTV SVN

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Sep 5 19:46:58 UTC 2006

On 05/09/06, Joel Means <jmeans at physics.tamu.edu> wrote:
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> I posted this message on the mythtvtalk forum, but I thought I might get
> a better response here.
> I am building a new MythTV system. I had originally installed 0.19, but
> found out about MythArchive and decided to go ahead and install from
> svn. When I did this upgrade, the UI is now very slow to respond. It
> takes ~ 1 second to change from one selection to another. Does anyone
> know what could be causing this? I am using an EPIA EN12000EG
> motherboard with the current Openchrome drivers. All of my prerequisite
> software seems fine. I am using QT painter to run the gui, and I have
> version 3.3.6 of QT with threads installed. I should also note that I
> get the same behavior on an EPIA MII10000 and on an Athlon XP-M 2400+
> system on an NVIDIA mobo with ATI 9600 video card, so I don't believe it
> is video driver or processor dependent. Any help on this would be
> greatly appreciated. My wife will not be very accepting of this system
> if the UI is this slow to respond.

Does anything change if you run the frontend with:

mythfrontend -O ThemePainter=qt

(ref http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/213233)

Also, do you have XvMC enabled?


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