[mythtv] High CPU usage with CVS version

Per Åge Sørvik peraage at leneogperaage.com
Mon Mar 8 07:02:46 EST 2004


steve at nexusuk.org wrote:

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>On Sun, 7 Mar 2004, D Banerjee wrote:
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>>Ditto. Frontend going about 30% right now on a mp 2800+, whereas it used to
>>be nearly 0 on an athlon 1300, with mpeg4
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>Wow.. the frontend on my Athlon XP 1900+ usually sits at about 15% when 
>playing MPEG4 (720x576 @ 25fps).  And X usually soaks up 5% (nvidia 
>drivers).  How do you manage to get down to close to 0%?  (my CPU usage 
>has been pretty much the same on the frontend through all versions, 
>although the X usage was a lot higher when I was using an S3 card instead 
>of the nVidia MX440)
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CPU usage is where dependent on Xv support I think. Using Matrox G550 
cards gives me 98-99% idle playback only, both on a PIV 2.4 and an 
AthlonXP 1600+

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peraage


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