[mythtv-users] optimum for HDRingBufferSize?
Udo van den Heuvel
udovdh at xs4all.nl
Tue Apr 29 17:29:05 UTC 2008
Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 11:03 AM, Udo van den Heuvel <udovdh at xs4all.nl
> <mailto:udovdh at xs4all.nl>> wrote:
> I am streaming 3 lowish bitrate DVB-T channels to SATA disk on a VIA
> Epia EN12000. What is the optimum value for HDRingBufferSize to use just
> enough RAM to smoothly stream stuff and avoid hiccups, harddisk
> thrashing, etc?
> The default? I've never had to change it and I'm using two AverMedia
> A180 HD cards with 2 simultaneous recordings each.
Then why would it be configurable?
Is my machine as fast as yours w.r.t. CPU and/or disk?
I am just looking for some way to verify if my setting is OK or a way to
calculate or find out the best setting that causes the least chance of
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