[vdr] Vdr or driver performance dropout

Kartsa kari at kniivila.com
Thu Feb 1 20:49:55 CET 2007

Reinhard Nissl kirjoitti:
> 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.
I do not think that it is the reason. I checked that the cpu load was 
less than 10% on my 3000+ AMD and even with my 550MHz PIII less than 20% 
when there were 5 simultaneuous recordings.


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