[mythtv-users] IONITX-C tearing 1080p

Matt White whitem at arts.usask.ca
Thu Dec 10 19:02:27 UTC 2009

Johnny Walker wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 11:12 AM, Jim Stichnoth <stichnot at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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 same 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 inoperable
>> 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.

I don't know about that - my HD-PVR is running on a Core2Duo, and it's
been rock-solid ever since I upgraded to 0.22 and put it in production.
 This is on a Gentoo install with a gentoo 2.6.31 kernel.

Matt White
Arts and Science IT
University of Saskatchewan
whitem at artsandscience.usask.ca

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