[mythtv-users] MythTV Hardware Upgrade Questions
cnlibmyth at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 19:44:40 UTC 2011
On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 2:22 PM, Aaron <aaron at rb303.net> wrote:
> Thanks guys for the replies; here is my current hardware setup.
> Intel Q8200
> Zotac GT 240 w/ Zalman VNF100 Passive Cooler
> 4GB Ram (single channel due to mobo oversight)
> GIGABYTE GA-73PVM-S2H Motherboard
> WD 500GB 72k
> Samsung Spinpoint 1TB
> Firewire recording via Motorola STB (Verizon FiOS)
> HDHR 2 Tuner
> It does work fine most of the time, but I seem to be having a problem
> with the box locking/pausing when a show begins or ends. The hdd light
> comes on for about 5 seconds then everything returns to normal. I only
> record HD streams; primarily broadcast channels, and SpeedTV (F1
> Races). VDPAU is working and CPU use for watching is minimal.
> I actually just upgraded the video card within the last 6 months, and
> never thought that might be the issue. I went from a 9400GT (1GB) to
> this newer GT 240 (1GB); the 9400 had some weird issues with it
> (random slow downs), the 240 was on sale with a rebate so I thought I
> would give it a whirl. Its made a huge difference.
What is your current VDPAU profile? Also, have you monitored TOP while the
hang happens? When I start a recording or video, the screen shows "Please
wait..." but then in a second or 2 the video starts playing. Is that what
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