[mythtv-users] Quick opinions

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 13:57:40 UTC 2009


2009/6/1 John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com>:
> BTW, one thing you can do to reduce the idle power draw of a cpu is to
> lower its voltage at idle. This underclocking / undervolting is
> basically what AMD does to create the energy efficient desktop chips

which can be a real pain sometimes to diagnose why things like vdpau
playback doesn't always work..

found that if you configure your CPU at speed < 1.8GHz, then vdpau
playback will fail as the databus has been slowed down too much.

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