[linux-dvb] FDSR messages

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Wed Apr 13 16:14:28 CEST 2005


On Wed, Apr 13, 2005 at 11:32:57AM +0800, David Sobon wrote:
> I made some "modifications" to my system. I've reverted to default
> pdflush values when stream dumping. I've also realized that all the
> devices have a latency value of 64, besides PATA IDE that was at 32 -
> now changed to 64. So let's hope it does alter something.

That might make it worse. The latency timer sets how long a device may
keep the bus before it gives it away if another device is waiting. You
have increased the allocation for your PATA IDE controller - so now the
BT878 may have to wait longer.

> 0000:00:07.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): VIA Technologies, Inc. IEEE 1394
[..]

That's a lot of stuff on one bus. Who made your motherboard?
(Firewire, USB, SATA, GbE, FastE, your two BT878s in the PCI slots,
your sound card, another IDE interface, and USB!) 

I thought an AMD64 board would be better distributed than that.
My Gigabyte is. (I think. I don't have any PCI cards it it.)


Hamish
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