[mythtv-users] Where the bottleneck?
andrew.herron at gmail.com
Sat Jan 26 23:38:20 UTC 2008
I still think you should give the deadline
mentioned earlier a shot :)
It won't cost anything to try, but if that doesn't work then you definitely
need more ram or a proper video card.
On 27/01/2008, Willy Boyd <willyboyd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 26, 2008 at 7:31 AM, Brent Norris <brent at brentnorris.net>
> > Memory. Make sure you have enough of it. I was running my m2npv-vm
> > with 512meg for a while and if I was doing HD and a commflag kicked off
> > it went to crap.
> > Plugged another 512meg stick in and have never seen a problem since.
> > Memory is cheap right now. Go ahead and pick some up for it. The
> > difference is worth it.
> > Brent
> I agree. I'm running this same board with 1GB of ram. While
> dedicated video is better, this board should definitely be adequate.
> I got pauses now and then that seemed to have gone away now that I've
> put mysql on a separate machine (I didn't have a spare drive to
> install). You've already taken care of the disk issue so I would
> suggest adding some ram in case as well. I'm running the blootubelite
> theme (the lighter version) because blootube-wide just took up too
> much resources for me. I'll be upgrading to 2GB ram eventually.
> One other thing to look at, besides ram and video, is tuning MySQL. I
> was getting very frequent pauses, and tuning the mysql params (search
> this list) to increase caches , buffers, etc. made a major difference.
> I still got infrequent pauses, and finally gave in to putting sql on
> a separate spindle. But if you're getting it a lot this could be one
> potential problem.
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