[mythtv-users] IONITX-C tearing 1080p

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Thu Dec 10 18:55:04 UTC 2009

On Thursday 10 December 2009 10:24:41 am Johnny Walker wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 11:12 AM, Jim Stichnoth <stichnot at gmail.com> 
> > On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 7:39 AM, Johnny Walker 
<johnnyjboss at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Am I looking for trouble running the HD-PVR and the HDHR on the 
> >> backend?
> >
> > Maybe.  While the HDHR is rock-solid, the HD-PVR firmware seems to be
> > much less solid and may occasionally wedge the backend.  If this
> > happens to be the master backend, then the frontends become 
> > and WAF suffers (speaking from experience here).  I was a lot happier
> > when I moved the HD-PVR to a slave backend.
> Oh yeah - the HD-PVR has issues on the multi core machines - I almost
>  forgot.

Do you mean I should not try to run it on a dual-core (AMD FX-60)) machine? 
I could set up a separate slave B/E just for the HD-PVR I suppose, it wouldn't 
require much CPU.

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