[mythtv-users] Problems with audio/video with HD content

MythTV mythtv at blandford.net
Mon Dec 10 20:42:42 UTC 2007

William Munson wrote:
>> I am running trunk 14921 with the cpu++ profile, but I have had this 
>> problem since I purchased the HDHomerun.  Initially I was running .20 
>> with bob deinterlace.
>> I am guessing there is just a setting that I need to configure, but I 
>> really just don't understand what needs to be done.
>> I am looking for some guidance on how to tackle this problem.
>> Thanks,
>> Michael
> Different resolutions require different amounts of processing power and 
> its very easy to have a bottle-neck somewhere else in your system. You 
> do not mention any info on your processor/memory so its hard to even 
> know where to begin. Like on my system, I cannot play live tv from the 
> hdhr even though the processor is only running at ~30%. There is some 
> other issue I have not been able to figure out. Record that same program 
> (by pressing R while watching it) and I can play the file while its 
> recording with no issues. I suspect its an issue with svn trunk rather 
> than my system.

I have a duo core 2 6400 for the backend and a duo core 2 6600 for the 

When playing 1080p ~75%, 720p ~33%, SD ~10% so I don't think it is a cpu 


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