[mythtv-users] laggy playback

Robert Johnston anaerin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 22 15:43:57 UTC 2008

On 22/10/2008 8:31 AM, CyTG wrote:
> Hello
> Im new to myth and linux en gerenal, be adviced :)
> I've got some divx material.
> This lags noticeable while playing back, or more accurately perhaps;
> stutters.
> Some of them, not all.
> Using VLC doesnt seem to help.
> This material played back fine on same hardware when it was plain ubuntu
> 7.04/7.10/8.04 with VLC, no problem
> Hardware
> P4 3.0Ghz
> 2G ram
> geforce 7800GS
> 1TB WD harddrive, hdparm -t = 1041.42MB/sec
> One other thing though, the mouse is unbeliveable laggy to ... really
> really really bad .. very weird, fresh batteries and all still the same.
> Am i looking at some kinda conflict here ?
> Ideas? =)

Check your video card drivers. Chances are you're using the (Open-source 
but not-at-all feature complete) nv driver. If you switch to the 
(Proprietary) NVidia driver, you may file a lot better performance.
Robert Johnston

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