[mythtv-users] Live TV Choppy on new gentoo build

Stroller linux.luser at myrealbox.com
Fri Mar 23 13:43:52 UTC 2007

On 23 Mar 2007, at 08:29, mythmail at gmail.com wrote:
>     I just recently switched my MythTV from fedora to gentoo.  I've
> gotten everything working except that the video is really choppy when
> I watch live TV.  However, everything is fine when I watch my previous
> recordings.

I have this idea that when watching live TV the video is streamed to  
the disk and read from it at the same time.
Can anyone confirm or correct me on this?

Anyway, Gentoo has /etc/init.d/hdparm, and it needs to be added to  
the boot runlevel.

Not sure if that helps,


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