[vdr] Thread priority of cutting thread in vdr

Ralf Müller rmvdr at bj-ig.de
Tue Oct 11 10:48:21 CEST 2005

On Dienstag 11 Oktober 2005 09:45, jori.hamalainen at teliasonera.com 
> > If you're using the current developer version, simply put a call to
> >
> >    SetPriority(19);
> >
> > at the beginning of cCuttingThread::Action().
> > Let me know if this helps, the I'll add it to the official code.
> I agree with the later messages stating that cutting queue is much
> better choice. Also one reader proposed that usleep could be used to
> limit bandwidth, and had 5MB/s reduction in cutting speed.

I would also suggest a bigger block size when copying data - seek 
operations on a hard disk a much more limiting then IO speed. Currently 
the maximum is 500k - this results in a lot of unnecessary separate 
seek/read seek/write operations.


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