[mythtv-users] Out of nowhere, cpu is now cooler
RobertCL at iname.com
Fri Jun 13 20:59:11 UTC 2008
mythtv at blandford.net wrote:
> Steve Peters - Priority Electronics wrote:
>> But how and why could this be? I have always used mencoder to nuvexport
>> my recordings, and it goes the same fps, if not more now than it ever
>> did before. I get around 30-35fps transcoding with some good quality
>> settings. Nothing in the system has changed in the past year except for
>> the fact that I've added another drive inside it, which I'd think would
>> raise temperatures if anything. Also, I have a thermometer in the
>> cabinet that encloses the computer…yes, it's totally enclosed except for
>> some vents in the back, and that thermometer never gets above 85 degrees
>> F except when it's a hot day.
> This may be due to tickless kernel stuff finally making it into
> production for the x86_64 cpu. Until just recently, it was just in the
> i386 kernels.
Are you saying that tickless kernels are better in someway than
non-tickless ones? I've seen the option and somehow it sounds like a
good idea, but I have no idea why!
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