[mythtv-users] Long delays with remote occasionally
kingmoffa at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 09:15:00 UTC 2009
Upgrading to the new nvidia drivers didn't really solve anything.
My problem is mostly when moving around the menus and when more disc
activity is happening.
Im wondering if its an interrupt issue.
I have a pair of SATA drives in the box - using hdparm -u1 /dev/sdX
results in the following error msg:
HDIO_GET_UNMASKINTR failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device
Anoyone know how to unmask (or get the status of) an interrupt for a
> I've been experiencing this problem as well - I use a lirc serial
> homebrew (ebay) on a system with combined be/fe and many other
> The problem only seems to appear on the main be/fe machine and
> when Im recording from DVB-S - the box also has DVB-T. Its hooked up
> an LCD with an intergrated Geforce 7XXX m/b.
> Im pretty sure its related to lirc as I also have an iPhone with myth
> remote app - that uses telnet to talk to the box. This works fine and
> nice and responsive , whilst using the lirc_serial remote at the same
> time - the frontend is v slow to respond.
> The BE/FE is a standard ubuntu intrepid build with myth compiled from
> svn 0.21 fixes and is up to date.
> One of the previous posts on this topic talked about the lastest
> driver fixing things - as soon as thats out for intrepid I will give
> a shot and post if it fixes things. (The only other problem I have is
> with the nvidia driver hanging the system - so Im not installing
> anything nvidia related by hand)
> Thankfully the other FEs dont have this problem - so the WAF is still
> good :)
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