[mythtv-users] Subject: Fast-Forward speed limitations?
jerome at supernet.ab.ca
Sat Nov 18 20:53:35 UTC 2006
On Saturday 18 November 2006 07:10, McNally wrote:
> >From: Jerome Yuzyk <jerome at supernet.ab.ca>
> >Subject: [mythtv-users] Fast-Forward speed limitations?
> >I find I cannot reliably Fast Forward more than 3X. For 5X and more, I
> >about a dozen samples (steps?) and then the picture stops. Pausing and
> >Unpausing starts about half-way through what was FFed before the
> I>'ve pushed it a few times, with FF and RW, and Myth will wake up from
> >freeze, but if I do it enough Myth gets totally hosed to where I have
> > to kill it.
> >Is this a hardware limitation (too slow to keep up seeking and feeding
> >display stream from disk) or Myth getting befuddled?
> I had this problem on my similar Fedora Core 4 system. Removing the
> nvidia drivers and installing the version recommended in the wiki
> (1.0.8756) cleared this up and now i can fast forward up to 120x. I am
> using ivtv version 0.7.0 which is pretty current for my kernel. I am
> not using any fancy video options, such as XvMC. However the XvMC wiki
> page has info about nvidia drivers.
> As of 2006-04-7, the currently recommended driver version is:
> *1.0.8756* as it fixes the OpenGL Vsync
> issues present in earlier versions, as well as fixing the AGP + XvMC
> issues on 6200 series cards.
I am running the 8774 drivers, but no XvMC. Maybe there is a regression.
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