[mythtv-users] Hauppauge HVR-950 & "NVP: prebuffering pause"
linux.luser at myrealbox.com
Mon Jan 29 16:49:43 UTC 2007
On 29 Jan 2007, at 03:29, Wes Allen wrote:
> I've done some searching, but I haven't found anything in
> particular to help me so far.
> I just picked up a Hauppauge HVR-950 to play around with hd and
> mythtv on my laptop. I finally got the unit displaying tv, but
> when I get an hd signal I get the following error over and over again:
> 2007-01-28 21:49:25.727 NVP: prebuffering pause
> Does anyone have any ideas on what might be causing this (and a
> solution) - and what other information can I provide that would
> help folks diagnose the problem.
> (On a side-note, I've got mythTV set up on a box connected to my tv
> and it works WONDERFULLY).
What is the specification of your laptop?
As I've understood comments on the list "prebuffering pauses" may be
associated with performance load. HD requires quite a bit of
horsepower for playback. Can you run `top` in a terminal window
whilst reproducing these symptoms?
The phrase "NVP: prebuffering pause" turns up quite a number of
results at Gossamer. Perhaps you could make reference to some of
these (eg: "I don't have the symptoms mentioned in this post, and I'm
using different hardware from the poster in that post") when your
PS: could I ask you to choose more helpful subject lines in future,
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