[mythtv-users] 30 vs 31

DaveD mythtv at guiplot.com
Tue Jun 2 06:03:06 UTC 2020

On 5/24/20 2:59 AM, jam wrote:
>> On 24 May 2020, at 5:04 pm, Paul Gardiner <lists at glidos.net> wrote:
>>>>> Hi all
>>>>> I’m asking for advocasy. Why should I use 31 and not 30
>>>>> I find 31 slow to start, 30 odd secs for 31 vs 1 sec for 30
>>>>> On my high sierra mac, thanks to John’s hard work, a frontend does run, but the audio and video drift to be many seconds apart.
>>>>> A virtualBox VM running ubuntu (downloaded packages) and opensuse Tumbleweed (built from src) has the same audio drift
>>>>> A parallels VN tunning either of the above distros frontend does *not* show the drift.
>>>> Things may be different on Macs, but I believe that a/v sync drift in recent frontends is usually caused by frame dropping when the selected deinterlacer is working too hard.  Try one that isn't quite so demanding.
>>>> Setup > Video > Playback > Current Video Playback Profile >  ....
>>> John thanks
>>> I was decieved by cpu load but changing the deinterlacer fixed the problem
>> Isn't that still a bad sign for the new synchronisation mechanism, though? = that it should drift so far when the video is struggling.
> And we are not talking mS but 10s S or minutes
> James

Still haven't seen a response that answers the question "Why should I 
use 31 and not 30?".  Are there bug fixes, features, improvements of any 
kind?  So far, all I've seen are new bugs.

Dave D.

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