[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend idle cpu consumption help

David Knight dlknight at sdf.lonestar.org
Fri Nov 6 19:55:47 UTC 2009

On Fri, November 6, 2009 5:02 pm, jansenj wrote:
> 1. changing distro isn't much of a fix.
> 2. I've noticed I can get rid of the problem if I change my gui size from
> full screen to a size that matches the theme's default resolution.
> I have a 1920x1080 screen using mythcenter-wide ( which might have a
> native
> resolution of 1280x720).  If I change my GUI to not be full screen, but
> rather 1280x720 on my 1920x1080 screen, CPU usage drops back to where I
> would expect it to be.  And the same behavior is with terra theme as well.
> Is it possible there is something that is trying to reconvert the
> something
> on the screen at the refresh rate of the screen? And if the graphic is
> displayed in its native resolution it doesn't need converting?  Just
> stabbing in the dark.  Maybe someone else can try this and report their
> results.

Same issue here - the mythfrontend log file says the native resolution for
the theme I am using is 1280x720 (Graphite). If I switch my X resolution
to 1280x720 all the menu's are extremely fast. Change back to 1920x1080
and I get pauses when selecting Recordings.

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