[mythtv-users] HD success!
yan at seiner.com
Fri Mar 23 01:14:21 UTC 2007
William Munson napsal(a):
> Yan Seiner wrote:
>> I have 3 front ends in my system; one is based on an Athlon XP 2000+,
>> one is based on an Athlon 64 3200+, and one is based on an Intel PIII
>> (?) 1.4 GHz CPU with crappy i180 video.
>> The last one has not a chance of handling HD, but the Athlon XP 2000+
>> does quite well. There is some chattering with liveTV, but recorded
>> shows work well and CPU usage is around 65%. Since we don't want live
>> TV anyway, I really don't care. I typically take the Watch TV option
>> out of the menu altogether.
> Would you mind passing along the version of the nvidia drivers you have
> loaded on your Athlon XP system. I am having stability issues with a
> 2200+ and think its related to the video driver I have installed.
OK, here's the setup:
Mobo: *KuDoZ 7X <http://www.qdigrp.com/qdisite/eng/Products/kudoz7x.htm>
CPU: cpu family : 6
model : 6
model name : AMD Athlon(tm) XP 2000+
stepping : 2
cpu MHz : 1666.489
cache size : 256 KB
(II) Module nvidia: vendor="NVIDIA Corporation"
compiled for 4.0.2, module version = 1.0.9755
Module class: X.Org Video Driver
MythTV video card:
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV34 [GeForce FX 5200] (rev a1)
And finally the kernel:
athena:/var/log# uname -a
Linux athena 188.8.131.52 #2 Wed Jan 17 21:10:48 PST 2007 i686 GNU/Linux
And top while playing back a HD recording:
top - 18:12:40 up 13 min, 2 users, load average: 1.68, 0.66, 0.33
Tasks: 82 total, 2 running, 80 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie
Cpu(s): 48.3%us, 13.3%sy, 0.0%ni, 32.0%id, 0.7%wa, 2.3%hi, 3.3%si, 0.0%st
Mem: 776308k total, 767836k used, 8472k free, 116492k buffers
Swap: 1510068k total, 0k used, 1510068k free, 247220k cached
PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
6407 mythtv 15 0 282m 110m 26m S 51.9 14.5 0:50.45 mythfrontend
6234 root 15 0 94208 82m 4636 S 14.0 10.8 0:11.03 Xorg
XvMC is enabled with kernel deint.
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