[mythtv-users] Mobo recommendations

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Mon Apr 9 16:12:13 UTC 2007

Mailing Lists wrote:

> Yan Seiner wrote:
>> Mostly I want reliability.  I don't understand why ivtv is dropping data 
>> when the CPU usage is 2-3%, unless the bus/southbridge/whatever can't 
>> handle irq or there is some other problem on the board.
>> I've built low-latency kernels, high-throughput kernels, moved cards 
>> around, no joy.
>> Apparently if the eth gets busy, the hard drives become nearly 
>> inacessible....
>> --Yan
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> Have you tried disabling acpi in the bios and in the kernel?

No.  I'll give it a shot...

Right now I'm looking at a Tyan Tomcat i7230A - i t should do the trick but it's $$$$.  If I can save that money, that would be great.


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