[mythtv-users] Prebuffering pause with HD - really... no kidding...
john.sturgeon at gmail.com
Mon Dec 18 06:23:47 UTC 2006
Since I have a new motherboard, I got a GeForce 7600GT PCI-e, so I've
disabled NVAGP (set to zero). I'm running the 9631 driver the 9629
was buggy for me. I'm using ATRPMS so my kernel, mythtv version,
etc... is from there.
On 12/17/06, Greg Grotsky <spikeygg at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/17/06, john sturgeon <john.sturgeon at gmail.com > wrote:
> > Thanks, I tried that, but it made no difference. The problem appears
> > to be the frontend. Xorg and mythfrontend are battling it out for
> > CPU. When playing back HD content, they both always total 100%.
> > Seems odd.
> > Also, when using Xvmc mythfrontend comes in at 95% CPU, the
> > prebuffering stops, but that seems *awfully* high for an AMD 4200+.
> > --
> > John <><
> John, those cpu usage numbers are not normal. What distro are you running?
> By the name of the myth module you are using it looks like fedora core, have
> you tried another? I'm running the AMD64 release of Debian. I'm not
> convinced that it's a distribution issue but there was another guy... Brad,
> who was running FC with a dual core 4400+ and seeing very high CPU usage as
> well. Are you running a custom kernel? What version is it?
> Can anyone vouch for a working fedora core myth machine? One that doesn't
> suck up 100% of a dual core 4200+ or 4400+?
> Also, are you using agpgart? If possible, try running NvAGP. Check
> /proc/drivers/nvidia for any problems you might have with the driver while
> in X. Specifically `cat /proc/drivers/nvidia/agp/status`
> will give you the details.
> Mine reports:
> Status: Enabled
> Driver: NVIDIA
> AGP Rate: 8x
> Fast Writes: Disabled
> SBA: Enabled
> I'm running NVIDIA version 9629. I just noticed that there is a 9631. I'll
> have to try that soon they "improved some interaction with newer kernels".
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