[mythtv-users] Out of nowhere, cpu is now cooler

mythtv at blandford.net mythtv at blandford.net
Fri Jun 13 20:56:06 UTC 2008

Steve Peters - Priority Electronics wrote:
> Hello,

> But how and why could this be? I have always used mencoder to nuvexport 
> my recordings, and it goes the same fps, if not more now than it ever 
> did before. I get around 30-35fps transcoding with some good quality 
> settings. Nothing in the system has changed in the past year except for 
> the fact that I've added another drive inside it, which I'd think would 
> raise temperatures if anything. Also, I have a thermometer in the 
> cabinet that encloses the computer…yes, it's totally enclosed except for 
> some vents in the back, and that thermometer never gets above 85 degrees 
> F except when it's a hot day.

This may be due to tickless kernel stuff finally making it into 
production for the x86_64 cpu.  Until just recently, it was just in the 
i386 kernels.


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