[mythtv-users] HDHomerun + view SD of Remote BE

Matt Emmott memmott at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 17:50:16 UTC 2007

On 9/25/07, Mitch Gore <mitchell.gore at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just noticed I have an issue when recording a HD channel off my
> HDHomeRun and viewing a SD recording off my remote frontend.
> The funny thing is that I can be recording 2 HD shows just fine.  But with
> 1 HD recording and trying to view 1 SD i get prebuffering errors so bad
> mythfrontend just goes back to the recording list.
> You would think a HD stream being recorded would take more bandwidth than
> a SD streamed.  You would also think that 100m Full would be enough for all
> three to occur.
> I checked my dmesg and it reports the NIC as connecting a 100full.
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Mitchell

Maybe something on your backend is killing the CPU and you only notice it
when viewing SD (since 'recording' HD doesn't use much CPU; it just pipes to
disk). What does Top on the backend tell you?
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