[mythtv-users] HD Is Choppy. More RAM?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Tue Feb 13 16:16:01 UTC 2007

On Feb 13, 2007, at 8:07 AM, Eric Broszeit wrote:

> I have Gnome, the back end, and the front end all on one box with a  
> processor that will be more than enough, but the RAM is only 512.  
> Might this be the problem? I am capturing via firewire 400mbps.  
> That should be plenty fast enough. I am getting about 1 second of  
> video and audio then it freezes for 2 seconds, 1 good second,  
> freezes, etc.

What is "more than enough" in terms of processor speed?
What does top say about your RAM usage when viewing HD content?

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