[vdr] Xine and CPU Usage
hoochster at sofnet.com
Mon Jan 30 02:46:57 CET 2006
I guess I should also state I am using DirectFB, I am going to try and
go back to the version of CVS I was using on the older system and see if
that is the problem.
Chad Flynt wrote:
> I recently got xine up and running on an AMD 2600+ and all seemed to
> be working fine, I am wanting to do High Definition and it was coming
> close to maxing out the cpu and just wasn't perfect on the HDTV
> channels. So I decided to swap it out with one of my other systems.
> I changed it out for a 64 Bit 3500+. I didn't compile my kernel in 64
> bit mode, but otherwise as far as I can tell, set everything back up
> the same as it was before. All works, but my CPU usage is much higher
> just on normal channels and on High Definition it really isn't that
> high but I get jerky picture quality on any High Def Channel and I
> didn't have that on the slower system. My cpu on the slower system
> would run bout 5-10% with Xine, and hit 80-90% on HDTV and that high
> the pic quality just wasn't the best it could be but it was smooth.
> On the faster pc, I average bout 17-20+% on regular channels, which
> seems very high compared to the other, and on HDTV I am only running
> bout 60% but I am sure that is cuz of the jerkyness and it just not
> being smooth.
> My question is, is there anything I missed maybe? I just ran default
> settings on the old system and tried on the new and running into this,
> I haven't tried messing with deinterlacers or anything like that,
> mainly cuz I don't know enough about them. The only thing I can think
> of is the chipsets. The old system ran a Nivida 2 chipset and the new
> system runs a Via K8t800Pro VT8237 chipset. Is there something I
> should do differntly? Any suggestion are gladly welcomed.
> Also trying to get the onboard SPDIF to work, haven't tried installing
> Mplayer yet to test it, but can't for the life of me make it work via
> Xine, even with the Pass Through set etc, hopefully missing something
> on that too.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
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