[vdr] Vdr or driver performance dropout

Reinhard Nissl rnissl at gmx.de
Thu Feb 1 20:04:08 CET 2007


Hi,

Heikki Manninen wrote:

>> I've noticed that earlier when I was using PIII 550 MHz and vdr 1.3.22 
>> (or something about) I made a test by recording nine channels 
>> simultaneously and watching a recording at the same time. I remember 
>> there seemed to be no trouble doing it. Now when I have vdr 1.4.4 after 
>> fourth recording starts vdr becomes sluggish and there starts to come 
>> errors on log:
>> dvb-ttpci: warning: timeout waiting in LoadBitmap
>> when pushing menu button. And ofcourse no menu appears or menu appears 
>> only partly.
> 
> Exactly the same thing here and with the latest and the second latest
> firmware. My FF 2.1 TT card starts to die after third simultaneous
> recording. But then again, I think that budget cards are much better in
> this area.

Most likely, it's me who has to be blamed. Around 1.3.27, cVideoRepacker
was introduced which has an impact on CPU load. This could be a reason
why the menu is slow when running several recordings at the same time.

Bye.
-- 
Dipl.-Inform. (FH) Reinhard Nissl
mailto:rnissl at gmx.de



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