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

mythtv at blandford.net mythtv at blandford.net
Fri Jun 13 21:15:09 UTC 2008

Robert wrote:
> mythtv at blandford.net wrote:
>> 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.
>> Michael
> Are you saying that tickless kernels are better in someway than 
> non-tickless ones?  I've seen the option and somehow it sounds like a 
> good idea, but I have no idea why!

Yes, that is exactly what I am saying :)


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