[mythtv-users] Where the bottleneck?
mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 19:40:49 UTC 2008
On Jan 27, 2008 8:46 AM, Greg Grotsky <spikeygg at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd bet that the video card is to blame. If not make sure that you are
> using nvidia (and not nv) for your graphics driver, and that
> /proc/drivers/nvidia/agp/status shows that your running the correct AGP
> rate. One of my friends tried to build a system on a motherboard with
> built-in graphics and he had the same stuttering problem. I just purchased
> a GeForce 6200 LE from Circuit City about three months ago and it works
> great @ 1080P. Its passive heatsink is much quieter than the old 5700
> Ultra's I was using before.
> On Jan 26, 2008 4:38 PM, Andrew Herron <andrew.herron at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I still think you should give the deadline scheduler<http://www.puschitz.com/TuningLinuxForOracle.shtml#IOScheduler> I
> > mentioned earlier a shot :)
> > It won't cost anything to try, but if that doesn't work then you
> > definitely need more ram or a proper video card.
> > Andy
> > On 27/01/2008, Willy Boyd <willyboyd at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Sat, Jan 26, 2008 at 7:31 AM, Brent Norris <brent at brentnorris.net>
> > > wrote:
> > > > Memory. Make sure you have enough of it. I was running my
> > > m2npv-vm
> > > > with 512meg for a while and if I was doing HD and a commflag kicked
> > > off
> > > > it went to crap.
> > > >
> > > > Plugged another 512meg stick in and have never seen a problem
> > > since.
> > > > Memory is cheap right now. Go ahead and pick some up for it. The
> > > > difference is worth it.
> > > >
> > > > Brent
> > > >
> > >
> > > I agree. I'm running this same board with 1GB of ram. While
> > > dedicated video is better, this board should definitely be adequate.
> > > I got pauses now and then that seemed to have gone away now that I've
> > > put mysql on a separate machine (I didn't have a spare drive to
> > > install). You've already taken care of the disk issue so I would
> > > suggest adding some ram in case as well. I'm running the blootubelite
> > > theme (the lighter version) because blootube-wide just took up too
> > > much resources for me. I'll be upgrading to 2GB ram eventually.
> > >
> > > One other thing to look at, besides ram and video, is tuning MySQL. I
> > > was getting very frequent pauses, and tuning the mysql params (search
> > > this list) to increase caches , buffers, etc. made a major difference.
> > > I still got infrequent pauses, and finally gave in to putting sql on
> > > a separate spindle. But if you're getting it a lot this could be one
> > > potential
Well i just bought 2GB of RAM off newegg. That will give me a total of 3GB
of DDR 800. That should alleviate any memory issues.
Ill let everyone know come Wednesday if it fixed the problem.
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