[mythtv-users] Digital Pegs CPU

steve sfreilly at roadrunner.com
Wed Nov 26 02:05:24 UTC 2008

Paulin wrote:
> Myth Community,
> I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction on this one.
> I currently have a VIA EPIA M10000 (1ghz processor) with 512 RAM running
> MiniMyth.  When I run an analog program (recorded or live) from the
> backend it looks pretty good.  The CPU is running around 70%.  However
> when I run a Digital signal (live or recorded) the picture pauses
> regularly (about every 30 seconds), kinda like a buffer playing catchup.
>  Anyway I've noticed the CPU is pegged at 100% so I believe that is
> really the issue for the stuttering.
> At one point during my earlier playing around things were working, so
> I'm thinking my problem is with a configuration or tweak.  What should I
> look for?  Any ideas what I should be focusing on and where I should tweak?

Im not sure if much will help with a 1ghz processor and 1/2 gig ram but
maybe xvmc for playback might help.  I can barely get hd to play from
hdhomerun with an old amd xp3200+ 2.2 ghz.  good luck.

Steve Reilly


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