[mythtv-users] Ridiculous lag when starting player (PVR-350)

Jeff Simpson jeffsimpson at alum.wpi.edu
Tue Jun 12 00:23:55 UTC 2007


> I've experienced this before, and would like to get to the bottom of
> it as well.  A previous post of mine to this list about this never got
> any traction.
>
> My Via EPIA ME6000 takes a good 15-20 seconds to start the player.
> Once playing it seems very responsive, and channel changes are
> actually faster than my 1.8Ghz system.
>
> Happens both as a remote frontend and a combination system, so it
> doesn't seem to be network related.
>
> This seems to be a problem on systems with slow CPU's, and looks like
> it's a new "feature" in .20, .19 was not as bad.

My system is currently running at 2170Mhz, so I'm not a slow system issue.
Version is 0.20.1. It was working fine and suddenly now it has this
problem. I can't tell what has changed, just that it's different.

 - Jeff


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