[mythtv-users] Higer load in .20

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Thu Sep 14 20:08:12 UTC 2006

On Thursday 14 September 2006 2:24 pm, John Lundell wrote:
> I too am having huge problems with HD playback on 0.20.  It is unwatchable
> on my P4 3.0 processor.  On 0.19 using libmpeg2, bob deint with 1080i
> input, mythfrontend was at about 70% cpu and X was at about 30%.  Since
> this was running SMP on a hyperthreading processor, it was fine.  Now on
> 0.20, the frontend is at 99.9% and the playback stutters.  I have tried
> turning on or off OpenGL Vsync, using XvMC (which reduces the CPU usage to
> 30% but still stutters), and nothing works.  In both cases (0.19 and 0.20)
> I am using Axel's packages from ATrpms (thanks for these!).

Everyone with this problem seems to be using the RPMs (at least, of those that 
have made a distinction).  I have to wonder if it's something like MMX 
support accidentally getting disabled in the packages..

I unfortunately don't have an easy way to test the RPMs.


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