[mythtv-users] Tuning HD with ZOTAC IONITX-C-U RT
pjtrudell at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 8 01:12:53 UTC 2010
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2010 10:11:38 -0800
From: Kevin Ross <kevin at familyross.net>
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Tuning HD with ZOTAC IONITX-C-U RT.
To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
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On 12/07/2010 08:03 AM, P.J. Trudell wrote:
> Thanks everyone for helping me get my HD-PVR working.
> Now that it seems to be working can someone point me in the right
> direction for tuning my frontend and backend for playing and recording
> the HD video.
> I have a
> IONITX-C-U RT motherboard running on 2 1G sticks of memour and a 8G
> thumb drive. Very quite because there is no fans or noise. It seems
> to play HD well using the VDPAU normal and slim but it has audio sync
> issues at high. Is anyone having good success with their settings and
> would like to share.
You won't be able to use VDPAU High with ION. It doesn't have the
> On a maybe related note, I notice that the Backend is using just about
> all of its memory while streaming HD and the front end is also using
> just about all of the 1.5G (500 mb of the ram is used for video) while
> playing HD. Although the backend seems to be using about 2/3 of its
> memory when only the backend (no tuners being used) is running (it is
> headless but is running GDM Gnome) and the frontend is using 1.3 of
> its 1.5 available with just the frontend running (also using GNOME not
> XFC). Both readings are using top.
> It seems like ubuntu is burning up quite a bit of memory. Why?
Did you subtract the buffers and cache usage from the total memory
used? What is the output of "free -m"?
total used free shared buffers cached
Mem: 1506 1320 185 0 76 811
-/+ buffers/cache: 432 1074
Swap: 376 0 376
This seems to be the same as top. Ubuntu seems to be a memory hog, or something is using it up.
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