[mythtv-users] HD upgrade: new problems with playback
charriglists at bellsouth.net
Mon Feb 19 13:20:21 UTC 2007
Willy Boyd wrote:
> On 2/18/07, Calvin Harrigan <charriglists at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>> What distribution are you running? I finally got my hardware which is
>> identical to yours.
>> x2 3800
>> 1 gig ram
>> using the onboard video and audio.
>> gentoo sources 2.6.18
>> nvidia drivers-1.0.9746
>> I can watch 1080i and 720p programming without any prebuffering pauses.
>> One core peaks at about 55% with mythfrontend the other never gets above
>> 10% running mainly X.
>> This is with no XVMC, all sync options turned on (yeah I know, overkill,
>> it was tearing) with bob deinterlacing.
>> The video output is fixed at 720p which is the native resolution of the
>> TV. All material mpeg2.
> I'm running Fedora Core 6, with kernel 2.6.19-1.2911.fc6. Currently
> on SVN r12790.
> Since you're running Gentoo, so necessarly compiling, are you able to
> share your specific configure settings? I'm currently using this:
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local \
> --with-bindings=perl \
> --enable-proc-opt \
> --enable-audio-alsa \
> --disable-audio-arts \
> --disable-audio-jack \
> --disable-directfb \
> --enable-lirc \
> --enable-v4l \
> --enable-ivtv \
> --enable-firewire \
> --enable-dvb \
> I still get "NVP: prebuffering pause" with SD but mostly never notice
> it outside of reading the logs. LiveTV was on all day today and still
> going. Unfortunately I'm not recording HD yet but I did test a 1080i
> mpeg2 playback and that worked fine (I forgot what the CPU usage was
> for me but it's always been low). I will be interested to see what
> it's like with the HDHomeRun I plan to get, because I could just still
> be fighting signal quality issues recording analog with the pvr250.
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These are the compile options that I am using.
media-tv/mythtv-0.20_p12172 USE="alsa dvd hdhomerun ivtv joystick lirc
mmx opengl perl xvmc" VIDEO_CARDS="nvidia"
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