[mythtv-users] Radio stream database update

Paul Harrison mythtv at sky.com
Sat Oct 14 12:55:13 UTC 2017

On 14/10/17 12:05, Robin Gilks wrote:
>> On 0.28, do I have to do anything to get this or does it get it all on its
>> own?
>> --
>> Robin Gilks
>> There is a house keeping task that should check for updates every 24hrs
>> IIRC and update the DB if required.
>> You can also just go to the stream search screen and if it detects an
>> update will do the update before showing the list. If you do that there
>> will be a longer delay than normal while the update is pulled in but the
>> next time will be quicker.
> Discovered something of interest (or not!!). I VNC'd into my main frontend
> as it has no keyboard and searching for new radio stations is hard work
> without one and as soon as I hit the Radio Streaming page it was
> constantly updating. The Goom icon was updating in the bottom right corner
> so I expected some activity but not the whole screen being constantly
> repainted.
> Is this acceptable behaviour?

That sounds like the overhead required by VNC to stream the screen 
rather than a problem with MythTV. MythUI does update the screen 70 
times a second so probably not surprising VNC can't cope especially if 
has to emulate OpenGL in software.

Paul H.

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