[mythtv] Re:Channel change speed
curtis at stanfordcomputing.com
Fri Sep 12 12:30:28 EDT 2003
I also use DirecTV with a serial change script and channel changes take
6 or 7 seconds. I am using two 80GB disks in a RAID 0 (striping)
configuration with reiserfs on top of it. I'm not at my machine right
now but I remember getting almost 70 MB/sec using hdparm.
Bryan Murphy wrote:
> Takes me about 5-6 seconds for a channel change. I've got a DirecTV unit with one
> of the serial change scripts. I'm going to take a look at that sometime this
> weekend to see if I can speed that part of it up at least, since you guys have made
> some good suggestions in this thread already.
> Anyway, here's my file system/stats. DMA is turned on for both drives.
> /dev/hda1 / reiserfs notail 1 1
> Timing buffered disk reads: 64 MB in 1.13 seconds = 56.64 MB/sec
> /dev/hdb6 /home reiserfs notail 1 2
> Timing buffered disk reads: 64 MB in 1.17 seconds = 54.70 MB/sec
> Edward Wildgoose (Edward.Wildgoose at FRMHedge.com) wrote:
>>Could others with slow channel change post what FS they use please?
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