[mythtv-users] Performance problem
jb at soe.se
Sun May 14 12:03:02 EDT 2006
On Sun, 14 May 2006, Raphael Pooser wrote:
> I would put the problem at none of the above, and move it on to your
> graphics card.
> At least when I first installed the drivers for my ATI card, it wasn't
> even using XV, causing it to eat up 60% of the processor just to watch a
> 640x480 stream, and with a software encoder taking about 40% to capture
> it, I was getting pauses exactly like the ones you're getting. After
> making sure I had XV working, I got around 5% to watch a stream by
> itself, and closer to 50% to watch something live or watch and record at
> the same time.
> So I would give your graphics card driver a look. Are you using fglrx?
> If so, make sure your vendor string for OGL reads ATI and not mesa, or
> XV won't be working either.
> I've heard that XV works perfectly when using "ati" in X, but I don't
> think "ati" supports the xpress 200, not 100% sure.
> Also, "ati" won't let you use TV out.
Thanks for you reply.
How do I check that my vendor string reads ATI?
Option "NoAccel" "false"
Option "DRI" "true"
Option "mtrr" "off"
Option "OpenGLOverlay" "off"
Option "no_accel" "no"
Option "no_dri" "no"
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