[mythtv-users] frontend constantly skipping/dropping frames

Sean Goodpasture goofygrin at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 06:45:09 UTC 2008


On 1/3/08, R <rawgarlic at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is newly installed frontend only system:
>
> Motherboard: VIA PC2500
> Processor: VIA C7-D 1.5GHz
> North Bridge: VIA CN700
> South Bridge: VIA VT8237R Plus
> Memory: 512MB DDRII 533MHz SDRAM
> Graphics: VIA UniChrome Pro IGP
> LAN Chipset: VIA VT6103 PHY
> Audio Chipset: Realtek ALC655
>
> Yes, this is just basic low end hardware.
>
> The only problem is that the video playback is not smooth.
> It is constantly skipping/dropping frames.
>
> How can I fix this?
>
> I am running "top" and:
> With no frontend running the CPU is at about 2%.
> With the frontend running the CPU is at about 80%
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Have you tried running with XvMC enabled?


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