[mythtv-users] ringbuf in memory?
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Dec 19 02:05:26 UTC 2008
On 12/18/2008 08:54 PM, Scott Harris wrote:
> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> It's far more likely your DB that's causing the "lag." The stuttering
>> and slow guide could be anything from choosing the wrong (=bob or any
>> 2x) deinterlacer to missing channel icons to ... (narrowing it down is
>> easier with specific and detailed descriptions of symptoms).
> I've tried all the different fixes to prevent the guide from
> stuttering. There are
> improvements to some aspects for different settings. For instance, removing
> the icons from the DB table fixed the super slow guide,
Yes, it will be super slow if you have an icon specified that's
non-existent, not readable, or in a directory that's not accessible by
the user running the frontend.
> but it still
> suffers from
> random 3-10 second hangs in between key presses (not consistent, and irw
> shows the keys received)
That sounds like an issue (
that was fixed in 0.21-fixes in r19222 (2 weeks ago). If you're running
an earlier version of -fixes, you may want to see if there's an upgrade
> I have three different physical disks in this system and have tried the
> DB on
> all of them. I'm pretty certain that isn't the problem. This is a
> pretty beefy
> system: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5600+ running
> 188.8.131.52-134.fc10.x86_64 with 6Gb of ram.
> Interesting enough, I've tweaked HD so that 1080p mkv files play back with
> less than .25. This is with the coreavc stuff, but still, SD
> live/recorded TV
> shouldn't be killing this system as much as it is with loads over 2.
Yeah, there's definitely a misconfiguration there--that system shouldn't
even realize when you're watching LiveTV. Again, though, I don't think
it has anything to do with the reading/writing of the video.
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