[mythtv-users] frontend constantly skipping/dropping frames
pebender at san.rr.com
Thu Jan 3 17:15:30 UTC 2008
Tim Sawyer wrote:
> On Thursday 03 Jan 2008, R wrote:
>>> Have you tried running with XvMC enabled?
>> Nope, I did not do that.
>> Don't know how to do it.
>> Please tell me.
> I've got a similar issue using a Jetway 1.2Ghz C7 board and 1Gb of memory.
> Mine seems to pause in time with disk access. I recently did a
> glxinfo > tmp.txt
> and that caused the video to pause whilst it wrote the file, which leads me to
> believe I have a problem with disk access causing pauses in playback.
> XvMC didn't seem to help with me, but you could try it. In your front end
> look in:
> TV Settings
> and change the preferred MPEG2 decoder. There's a Via XvMC option you can try
> here too.
If it is a disk access problem (which is possible given VIA's problem
prone chipsets) and it is a frontend only machine, then it he might try
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