[mythtv-users] Where the bottleneck?
mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Sat Jan 26 03:29:00 UTC 2008
On Jan 23, 2008 8:39 PM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 01/23/2008 02:17 PM, Mitch Gore wrote:
> > On Jan 23, 2008 12:43 PM, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com>
> >> On 01/23/2008 01:15 PM, Mitch Gore wrote:
> >>> Ok, i do a have a 8gb disk i removed from my Xbox when i modded it.
> >>> Will that be sufficient for system, logs, and db?. its only a
> >>> I also forgot to mention. When all this is going on and i move the
> >>> mouse the system is so slow that the mouse jumps across the screen.
> >>> And when closing mythfrontend on the 1080p display the screen builds
> >>> so slow that it takes seconds to move from howing the desktop and the
> >>> mythbackround to load. (Does this make sense i may need to take a
> >>> picture of what i mean)
> >> I/O wait + swap = ^^^^
> >> The 8GB disk should be enough, but make sure you keep your logs clean
> >> (and don't do bin logging in MySQL). Might need more memory, too. (I
> >> recommend at least 512MB--possibly more, depending on your choice of
> >> theme--whose effects are magnified by screen resolution.)
> > Well i can say for sure that when i load mythfrontend using blootube
> wide it
> > takes a good 250mb of RAM.
> Yeah. blootube-wide is one of the more memory hungry themes. You can't
> get that kind of beauty for free. ;)
> > I have a Gig of ram but a 128mb is allocated to my video card. so i
> > about 870mb for system memory.
> A gig of RAM should be more than enough. The video card's using shared
> memory is probably more of an issue than available RAM--primarily
> because you're doing HDTV. Have access to an NVIDIA 5200+ and an
> appropriate slot?
> > I will rebuild my box on my 8gig drive and see if that helps. if that
> > doesn't fix it should i go more memory (1 or 2 gig) or video card?
> That's definitely the best place to start.
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Well after rebuilding the system on the 10 gig drive i still have the same
issues. when playing HD and commflaging and any disk access occurs i get
pauses in video. so when a recording ends that disk access studders the
Would moving to 32 bit help at all?
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