[mythtv-users] MythTV Hardware Upgrade Questions

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 21:27:27 UTC 2011


On Tuesday, 28 June 2011, Aaron <aaron at rb303.net> wrote:
> Thanks guys for the replies; here is my current hardware setup.
> Intel Q8200
> Zotac GT 240 w/ Zalman VNF100 Passive Cooler
> 4GB Ram (single channel due to mobo oversight)
> GIGABYTE GA-73PVM-S2H Motherboard
> WD 500GB 72k
> Samsung Spinpoint 1TB
> Firewire recording via Motorola STB (Verizon FiOS)
> HDHR 2 Tuner
> It does work fine most of the time, but I seem to be having a problem
> with the box locking/pausing when a show begins or ends. The hdd light
> comes on for about 5 seconds then everything returns to normal. I only
> record HD streams; primarily broadcast channels, and SpeedTV (F1
> Races). VDPAU is working and CPU use for watching is minimal.

I doubt such a powerful machine should normally have issues, and as
such, upgrading it is unlikely going to fix anything.
Why would the ram be set in single channel only?

I think the most likely reason is that you're an upgrade junkie and
you found an excuse to scratch an itch :)

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