[mythtv-users] XF4.3.0 too slow for HDTV? (was BadAlloc)
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Thu Nov 25 21:32:02 UTC 2004
On Thu, 2004-11-25 at 20:46, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 25, 2004 at 02:59:07AM -0800, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > On Wednesday 24 November 2004 22:47, John Goerzen wrote:
> > > > each of them) pushing a Radeon 9000 Pro some time back (over a year ago).
> > > > I yanked that card, put in an nVidia card, and everything has been just
> > > > fine since. Sounds like things might have improved slightly, but still
> > > > sub-par...
> Here's another datapoint. I have a frontend on my workstation, an
> Athlon64 3200+ system with a 128MB Radeon 9600 and 1GB system RAM.
> STILL I got skipping, though not as bad. Is it the ATI cards that
> suck or the drivers? I am amazed that this worked so poorly on my
> Athlon64 box.
I've not been following the thread here at all since I don't have
Radeon. However I don't believe current XFree/XOrg use DMA for Xv
rendering on Radeon. In fact, I think someone recently posted a patch to
the xorg list for Radeon to use DMA for Xv, so maybe that would solve
Sorry if I'm off on a tangent here.
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