[mythtv-users] Slow myth TV user interface on a fast machine
james at fidell.co.uk
Thu Sep 27 18:19:35 UTC 2007
> The problem I'm having is with performance of this brand new machine
> (both before and after the rebuild). Despite this being the newest
> and most powerful box in the house, the mythtv menus just seem to
> DRAAAAAAAAG. Responsiveness is quite frustrating I'm afraid. I'm
> navigating via keyboard as I haven't sussed out the remote control
> bits just yet.
> Hardware: AMD A64 3500+ socket AM2 Athlon 64 512kb cache
> Asus M2N-E motherboard, 1G RAM, 320G SATA HD, xfs for my
> recordings partition
> Video card: cheapie PCI (gads) nVidia GeForce FX5200 based Conquerer
> FX5100Plus video card feeding a 19" CRT monitor.
Second time I've asked this question today :)
Are you using the stock nv video drivers, or the Nvidia closed-source
ones? I see a massive improvement in responsiveness with the Nvidia
ones presumably because rendering is much faster.
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