[mythtv-users] Giving mythfrontend a higher priority
bobbygill at rogers.com
Fri Oct 3 18:19:52 UTC 2008
On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 4:30 AM, Friedrich Clausen <fred at derf.nl> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 9:37 AM, Owen Townend <owen.townend at gmail.com>
> > 2008/10/3 Robert <RobertCL at iname.com>:
> >> On Fri, October 3, 2008 4:34 am, Bobby Gill wrote:
> >>> I use mythfrontend on one monitor in a dual monitor setup and am
> >>> how to give it a higher priority/lower nice level as I usually am
> >>> on
> >>> a doc/surfing/whatever on the other monitor and sometimes the task
> >>> playback in mythfrontend to stutter/pause briefly (definitely not
> >>> but
> >>> happens).
> >> You could just "renice" it - something like:
> >> sudo renice -20 `pidof mythfrontend`
> > [snip]
> > You could also create a launcher/shortcut for 'gksudo nice -n -10
> > mythfrontend' which should do the trick.
> You can also give MythTV realtime priority - see
Ahh, I missed that option. Just set it and can see an improvement. Will also
edit my shortcuts to mess with nice levels.
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