[mythtv-users] SVN vdpau and hdpvr playback

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Feb 12 19:28:43 UTC 2009


On Feb 12, 2009, at 11:19 AM, Al McIntosh wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 2:00 PM, David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us> wrote:
> Al McIntosh wrote:
> Another note, my myth box is always running 24/7 and when I attempt  
> to play a recording first thing in the morning  or at night after  
> work after the box has been idle for a long period of time the gui  
> appears sluggish and I tend to see the video no, audio yes issue. Or  
> it could be coincidence, thought I would mention it. I emailed you a  
> link directly to your email address with a file that exhibited this  
> behavior.
>
> I wonder if this is caused by swapping?  Linux tends to swap idle  
> applications out to disk in favor of using RAM as disk cache.  Do  
> you see lots of disk activity on the drive containing your swap  
> partition when this happens?
>
>
>
> I have been running myth on this PC for months with out any issue.  
> This behaviour appeared when I began running SVN, VDPAU and began  
> recording using hdpvr. If your hunch were correct, I suspect I would  
> have seen this all along.

Not sure if you missed my earlier post, but have you try with version  
19969 or greater? That fixed it for me and I was having this exact  
same problem. Really, it did! :)


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