[mythtv-users] 2.4 or 2.6 kernel?
nate.strickland at gmail.com
Fri Dec 10 06:19:08 UTC 2004
I never had a problem with bttv and 2.6. ~40% useage on almost the
same hardware as yours for one stream. Perhaps it's specific to your
capture card, or bttv version?
On Thu, 09 Dec 2004 07:53:31 +0100, Christian Traber
<christian at traber-net.de> wrote:
> Here on my box, 2.6 needs much more cpu to record a program than 2.4!
> I have a Athlon XP 2400+ and I can record 2 programs at the same time
> with my 2 cheap bttv cards. It uses about 80 % cpu with kernel 2.4.27.
> I tried different 2.6 kernels (starting from 2.6.0 a year ago .... and
> last month gentoo-dev-sources-2.6.9-r..) but they always need to much
> CPU. The recording of 1 program already needs more than 50 % so I can't
> record 2 programs at the same time:-(
> Don't know if this is a special problem with bttv driver or a general
> 2.6 problem but in my case kernel 2.6 is unuseable with this bad
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