[mythtv-users] PVR 350 TV Out and High CPU Consumption
guillaume.ml at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 15:22:16 UTC 2006
Thanks a lot for this information ! Playback is now back to normal :)
On 12/4/06, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Dec 4, 2006, at 2:56 PM, Rajeev Goonewardene wrote:
> > There have been a few posts in the past about mythfrontend taking up
> > a lot of CPU when playing back through the PVR 350's TV Out. I had
> > this problem until recently when I came across a recent thread
> > containing a patch for the driver (from Hans Verkuil) which solved
> > the problem. Now mythfrontend is back to taking around 1% or 2% of
> > the CPU during playback. If anyone else has this problem - please
> > refer to
> > http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/ivtv/devel/33225
> > The patch is ivtv-queue.c.diff - there is a link on the page. I
> > downloaded the tarball of the 0.8.1 driver and compiled it after
> > applying the patch - then installed it and everything worked great.
> > Just make sure that the you put the ivtv-fb.ko and ivtv.ko in the
> > correct modules directory - for me it was:
> > /lib/modules/<KERNEL_VERSION>/updates/drivers/media/video/
> > However the installer put them in
> > /lib/modules/<KERNEL_VERSION>/kernel/drivers/media/video/ivtv/
> > Which didn't work.
> > Rajeev.
> That's some great information. It would be helpful to others if it
> was added to the wiki so they wouldn't have to search archives to get
> the answer. Maybe in the FAQ section on this page?
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