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mark at onnow

Feb 5, 2008, 1:10 PM

Post #1 of 34 (6496 views)
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CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo

I am just trying to get Firewire and SVN working properly.
Backend now seems fine, but on playback, I am getting droped frames
and output stating it cannot play 1080P 1980x1020 etc.........

I have a Core2Duo 6300 ( 1.83GHZ ) and a Nvidia 8600GT card into DVI-
HDMI to 1080P TV.

The frontend just jerking and looks terrible.

Here is the Mythfrontend output:

i2008-02-05 14:06:37.710 VideoOutputXv Error: XVideo output requested,
but is not
supported by display.
Xlib: extension "XVideo" missing on display ":0.0".
2008-02-05 14:06:37.725 VideoOutputXv Error: XVideo output requested,
but is not
supported by display.
2008-02-05 14:06:37.725 VideoOutputXv: Desired video renderer 'xv-
blit' not avai
lable.
codec 'None' makes 'xshm,xlib,' available,
using 'xshm'
instead.
2008-02-05 14:06:37.725 VideoOutputXv: Falling back to X shared memory
video out put.
*** May be slow ***
2008-02-05 14:06:37.747 OSD Theme Dimensions W: 640 H: 480
2008-02-05 14:06:38.857 TV: Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
Xlib: extension "XFree86-VidModeExtension" missing on display ":0.0".
2008-02-05 14:06:38.859 VideoOutputXv Error: GetRefreshRate(): X11
ModeLine quer
y failed
2008-02-05 14:06:38.859 Using realtime priority.
2008-02-05 14:06:38.860 Failed to approve 'bobdeint' deinterlacer
2008-02-05 14:06:38.860 Couldn't load deinterlace filter
Xlib: extension "XFree86-VidModeExtension" missing on display ":0.0".
2008-02-05 14:06:38.961 VideoOutputXv Error: GetRefreshRate(): X11
ModeLine quer
y failed
2008-02-05 14:06:38.961 Video timing method: RTC
2008-02-05 14:06:44.076 VideoOutputXv Error:
***
* Your system is not capable of displaying the
* full framerate at 1920x1080 resolution. Frames
* will be skipped in order to keep the audio and
* video in sync.

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kkuphal at gmail

Feb 5, 2008, 1:27 PM

Post #2 of 34 (6393 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

On Feb 5, 2008 3:10 PM, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:

> I am just trying to get Firewire and SVN working properly.
> Backend now seems fine, but on playback, I am getting droped frames
> and output stating it cannot play 1080P 1980x1020 etc.........
>
> I have a Core2Duo 6300 ( 1.83GHZ ) and a Nvidia 8600GT card into DVI-
> HDMI to 1080P TV.
>
> The frontend just jerking and looks terrible.
>
> Here is the Mythfrontend output:
>
> i2008-02-05 14:06:37.710 VideoOutputXv Error: XVideo output requested,
> but is not
> supported by display.
> Xlib: extension "XVideo" missing on display ":0.0".
> 2008-02-05 14:06:37.725 VideoOutputXv Error: XVideo output requested,
> but is not
> supported by display.
> 2008-02-05 14:06:37.725 VideoOutputXv: Desired video renderer 'xv-
> blit' not avai
> lable.
> codec 'None' makes 'xshm,xlib,' available,
> using 'xshm'
> instead.
> 2008-02-05 14:06:37.725 VideoOutputXv: Falling back to X shared memory
> video out put.
> *** May be slow ***
> 2008-02-05 14:06:37.747 OSD Theme Dimensions W: 640 H: 480
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.857 TV: Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
> Xlib: extension "XFree86-VidModeExtension" missing on display ":0.0".
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.859 VideoOutputXv Error: GetRefreshRate(): X11
> ModeLine quer
> y failed
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.859 Using realtime priority.
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.860 Failed to approve 'bobdeint' deinterlacer
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.860 Couldn't load deinterlace filter
> Xlib: extension "XFree86-VidModeExtension" missing on display ":0.0".
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.961 VideoOutputXv Error: GetRefreshRate(): X11
> ModeLine quer
> y failed
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.961 Video timing method: RTC
> 2008-02-05 14:06:44.076 VideoOutputXv Error:
> ***
> * Your system is not capable of displaying the
> * full framerate at 1920x1080 resolution. Frames
> * will be skipped in order to keep the audio and
> * video in sync.
>
> As with your other email, your video drivers are not installed properly.
Install XV supported video card drivers for your video board and you should
not have these issues. For nvidia, this means their binary driver.

Kevin


mark at onnow

Feb 5, 2008, 1:42 PM

Post #3 of 34 (6399 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

I installed the nvidia drivers from nvidia.com for my specific video
card.
nvidia is the driver in my xorg.conf.

Am I missing something?

Mark
On 5-Feb-08, at 2:27 PM, Kevin Kuphal wrote:

> On Feb 5, 2008 3:10 PM, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:
> I am just trying to get Firewire and SVN working properly.
> Backend now seems fine, but on playback, I am getting droped frames
> and output stating it cannot play 1080P 1980x1020 etc.........
>
> I have a Core2Duo 6300 ( 1.83GHZ ) and a Nvidia 8600GT card into DVI-
> HDMI to 1080P TV.
>
> The frontend just jerking and looks terrible.
>
> Here is the Mythfrontend output:
>
> i2008-02-05 14:06:37.710 VideoOutputXv Error: XVideo output requested,
> but is not
> supported by display.
> Xlib: extension "XVideo" missing on display ":0.0".
> 2008-02-05 14:06:37.725 VideoOutputXv Error: XVideo output requested,
> but is not
> supported by display.
> 2008-02-05 14:06:37.725 VideoOutputXv: Desired video renderer 'xv-
> blit' not avai
> lable.
> codec 'None' makes 'xshm,xlib,' available,
> using 'xshm'
> instead.
> 2008-02-05 14:06:37.725 VideoOutputXv: Falling back to X shared memory
> video out
> put.
> *** May be slow ***
> 2008-02-05 14:06:37.747 OSD Theme Dimensions W: 640 H: 480
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.857 TV: Changing from None to WatchingLiveTV
> Xlib: extension "XFree86-VidModeExtension" missing on display ":0.0".
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.859 VideoOutputXv Error: GetRefreshRate(): X11
> ModeLine quer
> y failed
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.859 Using realtime priority.
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.860 Failed to approve 'bobdeint' deinterlacer
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.860 Couldn't load deinterlace filter
> Xlib: extension "XFree86-VidModeExtension" missing on display ":0.0".
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.961 VideoOutputXv Error: GetRefreshRate(): X11
> ModeLine quer
> y failed
> 2008-02-05 14:06:38.961 Video timing method: RTC
> 2008-02-05 14:06:44.076 VideoOutputXv Error:
> ***
> * Your system is not capable of displaying the
> * full framerate at 1920x1080 resolution. Frames
> * will be skipped in order to keep the audio and
> * video in sync.
>
> As with your other email, your video drivers are not installed
> properly. Install XV supported video card drivers for your video
> board and you should not have these issues. For nvidia, this means
> their binary driver.
>
> Kevin
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mitchell.gore at gmail

Feb 5, 2008, 3:53 PM

Post #4 of 34 (6381 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

On Feb 5, 2008 3:42 PM, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:

> I installed the nvidia drivers from nvidia.com for my specific video card.nvidia
> is the driver in my xorg.conf.
>
> Am I missing something?
>
> Mark
> On 5-Feb-08, at 2:27 PM, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>

First, please dont top post. It makes not sense with mailing lists.


On your issue. What Distro are you using?

Also, please send your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file.

Mitchell


mark at onnow

Feb 5, 2008, 3:59 PM

Post #5 of 34 (6390 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

On 5-Feb-08, at 4:53 PM, Mitch Gore wrote:

>
>
> On Feb 5, 2008 3:42 PM, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:
> I installed the nvidia drivers from nvidia.com for my specific video
> card.
> nvidia is the driver in my xorg.conf.
>
> Am I missing something?
>
> Mark
> On 5-Feb-08, at 2:27 PM, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
>
> First, please dont top post. It makes not sense with mailing lists.
>
>
> On your issue. What Distro are you using?
>
> Also, please send your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file.
>
> Mitchell

Here is my xorg.conf below. I am on CentOS 5.1 with plus kernel.

# nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig
# nvidia-xconfig: version 1.0 (buildmeister [at] builder2) Fri Jan 11
14:26:48 PST 2008

# Xorg configuration created by system-config-display

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Default Layout"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
EndSection

Section "Files"
EndSection

Section "Module"
Load "glx"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"

# generated from default
Identifier "Mouse0"
Driver "mouse"
Option "Protocol" "auto"
Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice"
Option "Emulate3Buttons" "no"
Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
Identifier "Keyboard0"
Driver "kbd"
Option "XkbModel" "pc105"
Option "XkbLayout" "us"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"

### Comment all HorizSync and VertSync values to use DDC:
### Comment all HorizSync and VertSync values to use DDC:
Identifier "Monitor0"
VendorName "Unknown"
ModelName "Unknown"
HorizSync 30.0 - 110.0
VertRefresh 50.0 - 150.0
Option "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
Monitor "Monitor0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
EndSubSection
EndSection




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robert.mcnamara at gmail

Feb 5, 2008, 4:52 PM

Post #6 of 34 (6388 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

It's very unlikely that this particular C2D will have the oomph to play
1080p at anything over a low bitrate. Yes, cue all the people talking about
how their lower-spec processor is able to play 1080p stuff, etc., etc. I
have this argument in the IRC channel on a near daily basis. Stuff people
download is *not* high bitrate and tends to be around 10 Mbit/s. Real 1080p
material *starts* at about twice that (18 Mbit) and Blu-ray's spec goes up
to 40 Mbit/s.
That said, it's very very very doubtful that anything you're getting from
television is 1080p. It's far more likely that it's 1080i and that material
should be fairly easy for this machine to handle. I have heard rumblings
about xv-blit being problematic with 8600 series nvidia cards. Have you
tried the OpenGL video renderer for this material? It may work much better
in this case. Since you are running SVN, you need to have compiled with
--enable-opengl-video, and you can then adjust your playback profiles to
make opengl the renderer across the board.

Let me know.


mark at onnow

Feb 5, 2008, 5:00 PM

Post #7 of 34 (6384 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

On 5-Feb-08, at 5:52 PM, Robert McNamara wrote:

> It's very unlikely that this particular C2D will have the oomph to
> play 1080p at anything over a low bitrate. Yes, cue all the people
> talking about how their lower-spec processor is able to play 1080p
> stuff, etc., etc. I have this argument in the IRC channel on a
> near daily basis. Stuff people download is *not* high bitrate and
> tends to be around 10 Mbit/s. Real 1080p material *starts* at about
> twice that (18 Mbit) and Blu-ray's spec goes up to 40 Mbit/s.
>
> That said, it's very very very doubtful that anything you're getting
> from television is 1080p. It's far more likely that it's 1080i and
> that material should be fairly easy for this machine to handle. I
> have heard rumblings about xv-blit being problematic with 8600
> series nvidia cards. Have you tried the OpenGL video renderer for
> this material? It may work much better in this case. Since you are
> running SVN, you need to have compiled with --enable-opengl-video,
> and you can then adjust your playback profiles to make opengl the
> renderer across the board.
>
> Let me know.

You are right, from the HD Settop box, it is 1080i. Would it be
better to get a better vid card ( not the 8600 ) or recompile? If I
do recompile, how do I enable that for playback profiles? I am not
familiar with that?

Thank you,

Mark
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mikerice1969 at gmail

Feb 5, 2008, 5:07 PM

Post #8 of 34 (6388 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

On 2/5/08, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:
>
>
> Here is my xorg.conf below. I am on CentOS 5.1 with plus kernel.
>
>
> # nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig
> # nvidia-xconfig: version 1.0 (buildmeister [at] builder2) Fri Jan 11
> 14:26:48 PST 2008
>
> # Xorg configuration created by system-config-display
>
> Section "ServerLayout"
> Identifier "Default Layout"
> Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
> InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
> InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
> EndSection
>
> Section "Files"
> EndSection
>
> Section "Module"
> Load "glx"
> EndSection
>

Try adding:

Load "extmod"

To your modules. I have more extensions:

Section "Module"
Load "glx"
Load "dbe"
Load "extmod"
Load "fbdevhw"
Load "record"
Load "freetype"
Load "type1"
EndSection
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robert.mcnamara at gmail

Feb 5, 2008, 5:12 PM

Post #9 of 34 (6401 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

No, if it were me I would stick with the video card and just use opengl
video rendering. You would be the one to tell me whether you configured
with the --enable-opengl-video flag. If you didn't, then yes, you will need
to recompile with it. Playback profiles are located in
Utilities/Setup->Setup->TV Settings->Playback and are on the third page.
They are essentially "rules" for various resolutions that set deinterlacers
and renderers. So, I have no idea what the default ones are, but find the
one that encloses 1920x1088 resolution (probably the last one on the page,
something like >1280 720 or >1280 720 and <= 1920x1088 or something like
that. Hit the edit button for that rule. For maximum speed, I would remove
all deinterlacers (Primary and Fallback deinterlacers to "none") and set
video-renderer to opengl.
Then go back and try to play 1080 content and report with any results.

Robert

On 2/5/08, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:
>
>
> On 5-Feb-08, at 5:52 PM, Robert McNamara wrote:
>
> > It's very unlikely that this particular C2D will have the oomph to
> > play 1080p at anything over a low bitrate. Yes, cue all the people
> > talking about how their lower-spec processor is able to play 1080p
> > stuff, etc., etc. I have this argument in the IRC channel on a
> > near daily basis. Stuff people download is *not* high bitrate and
> > tends to be around 10 Mbit/s. Real 1080p material *starts* at about
> > twice that (18 Mbit) and Blu-ray's spec goes up to 40 Mbit/s.
> >
> > That said, it's very very very doubtful that anything you're getting
> > from television is 1080p. It's far more likely that it's 1080i and
> > that material should be fairly easy for this machine to handle. I
> > have heard rumblings about xv-blit being problematic with 8600
> > series nvidia cards. Have you tried the OpenGL video renderer for
> > this material? It may work much better in this case. Since you are
> > running SVN, you need to have compiled with --enable-opengl-video,
> > and you can then adjust your playback profiles to make opengl the
> > renderer across the board.
> >
> > Let me know.
>
> You are right, from the HD Settop box, it is 1080i. Would it be
> better to get a better vid card ( not the 8600 ) or recompile? If I
> do recompile, how do I enable that for playback profiles? I am not
> familiar with that?
>
> Thank you,
>
> Mark
>


rpooser at gmail

Feb 5, 2008, 6:11 PM

Post #10 of 34 (6387 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

Michael Rice wrote:
> On 2/5/08, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:
>>
>> Here is my xorg.conf below. I am on CentOS 5.1 with plus kernel.
>>
>>
>> # nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig
>> # nvidia-xconfig: version 1.0 (buildmeister [at] builder2) Fri Jan 11
>> 14:26:48 PST 2008
>>
>> # Xorg configuration created by system-config-display
>>
>> Section "ServerLayout"
>> Identifier "Default Layout"
>> Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
>> InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
>> InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "Files"
>> EndSection
>>
>> Section "Module"
>> Load "glx"
>> EndSection
>>
>
> Try adding:
>
> Load "extmod"
>
> To your modules. I have more extensions:
>
> Section "Module"
> Load "glx"
> Load "dbe"
> Load "extmod"
> Load "fbdevhw"
> Load "record"
> Load "freetype"
> Load "type1"
> EndSection
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This is probably one of those "duh" things that I have no clue about,
but don't have to load xv?
In my xorg.conf I have a line
Load "xv"
in the modules section. If you don't put that line, will it still find
and use xv extensions?

Raphael
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mikerice1969 at gmail

Feb 5, 2008, 6:18 PM

Post #11 of 34 (6392 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

On 2/5/08, Raphael <rpooser [at] gmail> wrote:
> Michael Rice wrote:
> > On 2/5/08, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:
> >>
> >> Here is my xorg.conf below. I am on CentOS 5.1 with plus kernel.
> >>
> >>
> >> # nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig
> >> # nvidia-xconfig: version 1.0 (buildmeister [at] builder2) Fri Jan 11
> >> 14:26:48 PST 2008
> >>
> >> # Xorg configuration created by system-config-display
> >>
> >> Section "ServerLayout"
> >> Identifier "Default Layout"
> >> Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
> >> InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
> >> InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
> >> EndSection
> >>
> >> Section "Files"
> >> EndSection
> >>
> >> Section "Module"
> >> Load "glx"
> >> EndSection
> >>
> >
> > Try adding:
> >
> > Load "extmod"
> >
> > To your modules. I have more extensions:
> >
> > Section "Module"
> > Load "glx"
> > Load "dbe"
> > Load "extmod"
> > Load "fbdevhw"
> > Load "record"
> > Load "freetype"
> > Load "type1"
> > EndSection
> > _______________________________________________
> > mythtv-users mailing list
> > mythtv-users [at] mythtv
> > http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users
> >
>
>
> This is probably one of those "duh" things that I have no clue about,
> but don't have to load xv?
> In my xorg.conf I have a line
> Load "xv"
> in the modules section. If you don't put that line, will it still find
> and use xv extensions?

extmod apparently contains a bunch of extensions... XVideo is one.

(II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules//extensions/libextmod.so
(II) Module extmod: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
compiled for 1.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
Module class: X.Org Server Extension
ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 0.3
(II) Loading extension SHAPE
(II) Loading extension MIT-SUNDRY-NONSTANDARD
(II) Loading extension BIG-REQUESTS
(II) Loading extension SYNC
(II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER
(II) Loading extension XC-MISC
(II) Loading extension XFree86-VidModeExtension
(II) Loading extension XFree86-Misc
(II) Loading extension XFree86-DGA
(II) Loading extension DPMS
(II) Loading extension TOG-CUP
(II) Loading extension Extended-Visual-Information
(II) Loading extension XVideo
(II) Loading extension XVideo-MotionCompensation
(II) Loading extension X-Resource

I had the same problem awhile back... XVideo wasn't loaded and without
it playback is toast.
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mark at onnow

Feb 5, 2008, 6:42 PM

Post #12 of 34 (6377 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

How did you fix it? Just add Load "extmod" to you xorg.conf?


On 5-Feb-08, at 7:18 PM, Michael Rice wrote:

> On 2/5/08, Raphael <rpooser [at] gmail> wrote:
>> Michael Rice wrote:
>>> On 2/5/08, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Here is my xorg.conf below. I am on CentOS 5.1 with plus kernel.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> # nvidia-xconfig: X configuration file generated by nvidia-xconfig
>>>> # nvidia-xconfig: version 1.0 (buildmeister [at] builder2) Fri Jan
>>>> 11
>>>> 14:26:48 PST 2008
>>>>
>>>> # Xorg configuration created by system-config-display
>>>>
>>>> Section "ServerLayout"
>>>> Identifier "Default Layout"
>>>> Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
>>>> InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
>>>> InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
>>>> EndSection
>>>>
>>>> Section "Files"
>>>> EndSection
>>>>
>>>> Section "Module"
>>>> Load "glx"
>>>> EndSection
>>>>
>>>
>>> Try adding:
>>>
>>> Load "extmod"
>>>
>>> To your modules. I have more extensions:
>>>
>>> Section "Module"
>>> Load "glx"
>>> Load "dbe"
>>> Load "extmod"
>>> Load "fbdevhw"
>>> Load "record"
>>> Load "freetype"
>>> Load "type1"
>>> EndSection
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> mythtv-users mailing list
>>> mythtv-users [at] mythtv
>>> http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users
>>>
>>
>>
>> This is probably one of those "duh" things that I have no clue about,
>> but don't have to load xv?
>> In my xorg.conf I have a line
>> Load "xv"
>> in the modules section. If you don't put that line, will it still
>> find
>> and use xv extensions?
>
> extmod apparently contains a bunch of extensions... XVideo is one.
>
> (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules//extensions/libextmod.so
> (II) Module extmod: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
> compiled for 1.3.0, module version = 1.0.0
> Module class: X.Org Server Extension
> ABI class: X.Org Server Extension, version 0.3
> (II) Loading extension SHAPE
> (II) Loading extension MIT-SUNDRY-NONSTANDARD
> (II) Loading extension BIG-REQUESTS
> (II) Loading extension SYNC
> (II) Loading extension MIT-SCREEN-SAVER
> (II) Loading extension XC-MISC
> (II) Loading extension XFree86-VidModeExtension
> (II) Loading extension XFree86-Misc
> (II) Loading extension XFree86-DGA
> (II) Loading extension DPMS
> (II) Loading extension TOG-CUP
> (II) Loading extension Extended-Visual-Information
> (II) Loading extension XVideo
> (II) Loading extension XVideo-MotionCompensation
> (II) Loading extension X-Resource
>
> I had the same problem awhile back... XVideo wasn't loaded and without
> it playback is toast.
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Feb 5, 2008, 6:52 PM

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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

Mark Hutchinson wrote:
> How did you fix it? Just add Load "extmod" to you xorg.conf?
>


looks like add that or Load "xv"
I've got Load xv and looks like Michael has Load "extmod"
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Feb 5, 2008, 6:55 PM

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On 5-Feb-08, at 7:18 PM, Michael Rice wrote:

> Load "extmod"

This fixed my HD.
Now my SD is still jerky.

NOW
on SD firewire content my mythfrontend logs are filled with:

NVP: prebuffering pause
and:
audio buffer overflow, audio data lost

So how to fix that.

Thanks for the extmod fix BTW!


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Feb 7, 2008, 5:58 AM

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On 06/02/2008, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:
>
>
> On 5-Feb-08, at 7:18 PM, Michael Rice wrote:
>
> > Load "extmod"
>
> This fixed my HD.
> Now my SD is still jerky.
>
>
Just FYI - I also built my myth machine with an 8600 and planned on using
XvMC. I'm afraid it will never work - the latest Nvidia drivers don't
support XvMC with 8xxx cards. If you google around you will find
confirmation on the Nvidia site somewhere.

I "downgraded" my machine to a 7600 and now XvMC does work. I think I read
somewhere that Nvidia have no plans at present to support XvMC in the 8xxx
series for the foreseeable future.

My CPU is an AMD 6400 - I'm connected to a 1080p display, I don't have HD tv
tuners so can't comment on MythTV but my mplayer still can't process 1080p.
I'm really confused why as my CPU is not topping out when looking at "top" -
and I've used all manner of mplayer configurations yet I still get stutter.
Something is bottle necking my system - and I just can't figure what/or
where it is!

Highly frustrating as the picture looks gorgeous - but the slight stutter
ruins the overall experience!

Any thoughts on that much appreciated!



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gravityhammer at gmail

Feb 7, 2008, 6:30 AM

Post #16 of 34 (6336 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

On Feb 7, 2008 8:58 AM, Steve Curtis <scurtis [at] fixation> wrote:
> On 06/02/2008, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:
> >
> > On 5-Feb-08, at 7:18 PM, Michael Rice wrote:
> >
> > > Load "extmod"
> >
> > This fixed my HD.
> > Now my SD is still jerky.
> >
> >
>
> Just FYI - I also built my myth machine with an 8600 and planned on using
> XvMC. I'm afraid it will never work - the latest Nvidia drivers don't
> support XvMC with 8xxx cards. If you google around you will find
> confirmation on the Nvidia site somewhere.
>
> I "downgraded" my machine to a 7600 and now XvMC does work. I think I read
> somewhere that Nvidia have no plans at present to support XvMC in the 8xxx
> series for the foreseeable future.
>
> My CPU is an AMD 6400 - I'm connected to a 1080p display, I don't have HD tv
> tuners so can't comment on MythTV but my mplayer still can't process 1080p.
> I'm really confused why as my CPU is not topping out when looking at "top" -
> and I've used all manner of mplayer configurations yet I still get stutter.
> Something is bottle necking my system - and I just can't figure what/or
> where it is!
>
> Highly frustrating as the picture looks gorgeous - but the slight stutter
> ruins the overall experience!
>
> Any thoughts on that much appreciated!
>

Is DMA enabled on your hard drives / optical drives? Maybe the
bottleneck is there.
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Feb 7, 2008, 6:43 AM

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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

I am finding exactly the same thing.
Capture via firewire. HD channels are great.
SD channels are a bit jitterty and so is the SPDIF audio.

Could this be the 8600 Nvidia card? What would a better XvMC card
be? 8800? or is the 8XXX series that is not working with XvMC?

Now the question. WHY in the world would SD be jittery and HD ( much
greater throughput ) is clear and perfect.

Ideas? There is really not much in the logs.


On 7-Feb-08, at 6:58 AM, Steve Curtis wrote:

> On 06/02/2008, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:
>
> On 5-Feb-08, at 7:18 PM, Michael Rice wrote:
>
> > Load "extmod"
>
> This fixed my HD.
> Now my SD is still jerky.
>
>
> Just FYI - I also built my myth machine with an 8600 and planned on
> using XvMC. I'm afraid it will never work - the latest Nvidia
> drivers don't support XvMC with 8xxx cards. If you google around
> you will find confirmation on the Nvidia site somewhere.
>
> I "downgraded" my machine to a 7600 and now XvMC does work. I think
> I read somewhere that Nvidia have no plans at present to support
> XvMC in the 8xxx series for the foreseeable future.
>
> My CPU is an AMD 6400 - I'm connected to a 1080p display, I don't
> have HD tv tuners so can't comment on MythTV but my mplayer still
> can't process 1080p. I'm really confused why as my CPU is not
> topping out when looking at "top" - and I've used all manner of
> mplayer configurations yet I still get stutter. Something is bottle
> necking my system - and I just can't figure what/or where it is!
>
> Highly frustrating as the picture looks gorgeous - but the slight
> stutter ruins the overall experience!
>
> Any thoughts on that much appreciated!
>
>
>
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mark at onnow

Feb 7, 2008, 6:45 AM

Post #18 of 34 (6336 views)
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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

I am running SATA drives, TOP show mythfrontend at 23% load, and no I/
O wait.
I still have jerky video and sound, but only on SD live TV and not HD.

Ideas on why?

This is the last thing to get this full working.


On 7-Feb-08, at 7:30 AM, Phil Bridges wrote:

> On Feb 7, 2008 8:58 AM, Steve Curtis <scurtis [at] fixation> wrote:
>> On 06/02/2008, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 5-Feb-08, at 7:18 PM, Michael Rice wrote:
>>>
>>>> Load "extmod"
>>>
>>> This fixed my HD.
>>> Now my SD is still jerky.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Just FYI - I also built my myth machine with an 8600 and planned on
>> using
>> XvMC. I'm afraid it will never work - the latest Nvidia drivers
>> don't
>> support XvMC with 8xxx cards. If you google around you will find
>> confirmation on the Nvidia site somewhere.
>>
>> I "downgraded" my machine to a 7600 and now XvMC does work. I
>> think I read
>> somewhere that Nvidia have no plans at present to support XvMC in
>> the 8xxx
>> series for the foreseeable future.
>>
>> My CPU is an AMD 6400 - I'm connected to a 1080p display, I don't
>> have HD tv
>> tuners so can't comment on MythTV but my mplayer still can't
>> process 1080p.
>> I'm really confused why as my CPU is not topping out when looking
>> at "top" -
>> and I've used all manner of mplayer configurations yet I still get
>> stutter.
>> Something is bottle necking my system - and I just can't figure
>> what/or
>> where it is!
>>
>> Highly frustrating as the picture looks gorgeous - but the slight
>> stutter
>> ruins the overall experience!
>>
>> Any thoughts on that much appreciated!
>>
>
> Is DMA enabled on your hard drives / optical drives? Maybe the
> bottleneck is there.
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Feb 7, 2008, 6:49 AM

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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

Does your 7600 drive full 1080P? That is the only reason I bought the
8600. I want to be able to play blu-ray through it someday.

Mark
On 7-Feb-08, at 6:58 AM, Steve Curtis wrote:

> On 06/02/2008, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:
>
> On 5-Feb-08, at 7:18 PM, Michael Rice wrote:
>
> > Load "extmod"
>
> This fixed my HD.
> Now my SD is still jerky.
>
>
> Just FYI - I also built my myth machine with an 8600 and planned on
> using XvMC. I'm afraid it will never work - the latest Nvidia
> drivers don't support XvMC with 8xxx cards. If you google around
> you will find confirmation on the Nvidia site somewhere.
>
> I "downgraded" my machine to a 7600 and now XvMC does work. I think
> I read somewhere that Nvidia have no plans at present to support
> XvMC in the 8xxx series for the foreseeable future.
>
> My CPU is an AMD 6400 - I'm connected to a 1080p display, I don't
> have HD tv tuners so can't comment on MythTV but my mplayer still
> can't process 1080p. I'm really confused why as my CPU is not
> topping out when looking at "top" - and I've used all manner of
> mplayer configurations yet I still get stutter. Something is bottle
> necking my system - and I just can't figure what/or where it is!
>
> Highly frustrating as the picture looks gorgeous - but the slight
> stutter ruins the overall experience!
>
> Any thoughts on that much appreciated!
>
>
>
> --
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> Fixation Networks Ltd _______________________________________________
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mtdean at thirdcontact

Feb 7, 2008, 8:42 AM

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On 02/07/2008 09:49 AM, Mark Hutchinson wrote:
> Does your 7600 drive full 1080P? That is the only reason I bought the
> 8600. I want to be able to play blu-ray through it someday.

My GeForce 4 MX 440 drives full 1080p.

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Feb 7, 2008, 9:21 AM

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On 2/7/08, Michael T. Dean <mtdean [at] thirdcontact> wrote:
>
> My GeForce 4 MX 440 drives full 1080p.
>

This might be asking the obvious, but it's all the "other stuff" ---
such as main CPU power --- that determines how well 1080p content (or
HD in general) will play, right?

Am I correct in my understanding that the 440MX will support XvMC? I'm
pretty sure I'll need that to have a hope in heck of playing any HD on
my system --- once I finally get my a TV. I've got an AthlonXP 2800+.
:)

I've never been able to get the XvMC stuff to give me anything other
than an error, but I strongly suspect it's because my distro is old
enough (Slackware 9.2, I think) that the X server doesn't properly
include XvMC (missing headers or something), so I'm pretty sure I'll
need to bite the bullet and upgrade to Slackware 12.0.

--
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bit of badger-sputumly inconsequential trivia you will assail me with next."
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Feb 7, 2008, 10:36 AM

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On 02/07/2008 12:21 PM, aaron wrote:
> On 2/7/08, Michael T. Dean <mtdean [at] thirdcontact> wrote:
>
>> My GeForce 4 MX 440 drives full 1080p.
> This might be asking the obvious, but it's all the "other stuff" ---
> such as main CPU power --- that determines how well 1080p content (or
> HD in general) will play, right?
>

Right. XvMC can only do so much for you, and it doesn't take much of a
video card (by today's standards) to do XvMC for HDTV. NVIDIA's drivers
and cards have all done both iDCT and MC for XvMC since before the
GeForce 4 generation, so any from there up would work ('til you get to
the GeForce 8 generation, which drops XvMC support).

> Am I correct in my understanding that the 440MX will support XvMC?

Yep. Though I wouldn't recommend using it. See
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/313381#313381 . That
user was trying to save money. If you don't already have an MX440,
you're better off with a 5200 or a 6200 or so. My last purchase was a
6200 (I'm not using the MX440, anymore) because the MX440 has been
EOL'ed and the legacy drivers were broken (caused segfaults when playing
Flash, i.e. at YouTube or Google video--not that I ever use them, but
long story, so nevermind). Instead of buying a 5200 (whose generation
is next on the chopping block), I bought a 6200 to "skip" one EOL (I hope).

> I'm
> pretty sure I'll need that to have a hope in heck of playing any HD on
> my system --- once I finally get my a TV. I've got an AthlonXP 2800+.
> :)
>

I think you're right about that. I know my XP 2400+ backend can't come
anywhere near real-time playback of HDTV. It can take as much as 2:1 to
just commflag the HDTV it records.

Mike
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Feb 7, 2008, 5:16 PM

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On Feb 5, 2008 3:59 PM, Mark Hutchinson <mark [at] onnow> wrote:

> ....
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Videocard0"
> Driver "nvidia"
> EndSection
> ....
>

Add to your Device section:

Option "UseEvents" "True"

Why? See wiki ->
http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/NVidiaProprietaryDriver#Choppy_video.2FHigh_CPU_Usage

Tom


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Feb 7, 2008, 5:25 PM

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On Feb 7, 2008 9:21 AM, aaron <memoryguy [at] gmail> wrote:

> On 2/7/08, Michael T. Dean <mtdean [at] thirdcontact> wrote:
> >
> > My GeForce 4 MX 440 drives full 1080p.
> >
>
> This might be asking the obvious, but it's all the "other stuff" ---
> such as main CPU power --- that determines how well 1080p content (or
> HD in general) will play, right?
>
> Am I correct in my understanding that the 440MX will support XvMC? I'm
> pretty sure I'll need that to have a hope in heck of playing any HD on
> my system --- once I finally get my a TV. I've got an AthlonXP 2800+.
> :)
>
>
I nearly drove myself batty trying to get an XP 2800+ to drive 1080i without
XvMC. I spent weeks optimizing every possible parameter. The result?
Sometimes it would work great. But for any challenging output, it would
stutter.

I finally bit the bullet and upgraded the mobo and CPU. I think I got both
in a combo deal at Frys for less than $100.

Best $100, I ever spent. Now it decodes HD great. And consumes less power,
generates less heat and operates much quieter.

Tom


mark at onnow

Feb 7, 2008, 5:39 PM

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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

What CPU did you get? I have a core2duo 1.87ghz...
Too slow?


On 7-Feb-08, at 6:25 PM, Tom Greer wrote:

> On Feb 7, 2008 9:21 AM, aaron <memoryguy [at] gmail> wrote:
> On 2/7/08, Michael T. Dean <mtdean [at] thirdcontact> wrote:
> >
> > My GeForce 4 MX 440 drives full 1080p.
> >
>
> This might be asking the obvious, but it's all the "other stuff" ---
> such as main CPU power --- that determines how well 1080p content (or
> HD in general) will play, right?
>
> Am I correct in my understanding that the 440MX will support XvMC? I'm
> pretty sure I'll need that to have a hope in heck of playing any HD on
> my system --- once I finally get my a TV. I've got an AthlonXP 2800+.
> :)
>
>
> I nearly drove myself batty trying to get an XP 2800+ to drive 1080i
> without XvMC. I spent weeks optimizing every possible parameter.
> The result? Sometimes it would work great. But for any challenging
> output, it would stutter.
>
> I finally bit the bullet and upgraded the mobo and CPU. I think I
> got both in a combo deal at Frys for less than $100.
>
> Best $100, I ever spent. Now it decodes HD great. And consumes
> less power, generates less heat and operates much quieter.
>
> Tom
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Feb 8, 2008, 9:51 AM

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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

Mark Hutchinson wrote:
> I am finding exactly the same thing.
> Capture via firewire. HD channels are great.
> SD channels are a bit jitterty and so is the SPDIF audio.
>
> Could this be the 8600 Nvidia card? What would a better XvMC card be?
> 8800? or is the 8XXX series that is not working with XvMC?
>
> Now the question. WHY in the world would SD be jittery and HD ( much
> greater throughput ) is clear and perfect.
>
> Ideas? There is really not much in the logs.
> [...]

Hi Mark,

just a guess: It could be the power saving of the CPU. Maybe when doing
HD it is mostly at the maximum frequency - but SD is not much work and
it swaps from low to high frequency. This should not be a problem, but
if the cpufreq or anything related to it is buggy it would be possible.
I would try to play SD without any energy saving of the CPU.


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Feb 8, 2008, 10:06 AM

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What I am seeing now is this. HD is still fine.
When playing SD, it is very jittery. If I rewind just a bit and let
the SD play, it becomes normal.
What could this be?

On 8-Feb-08, at 10:51 AM, Meik Piepmeyer wrote:

> Mark Hutchinson wrote:
>> I am finding exactly the same thing.
>> Capture via firewire. HD channels are great.
>> SD channels are a bit jitterty and so is the SPDIF audio.
>>
>> Could this be the 8600 Nvidia card? What would a better XvMC card
>> be?
>> 8800? or is the 8XXX series that is not working with XvMC?
>>
>> Now the question. WHY in the world would SD be jittery and HD ( much
>> greater throughput ) is clear and perfect.
>>
>> Ideas? There is really not much in the logs.
>> [...]
>
> Hi Mark,
>
> just a guess: It could be the power saving of the CPU. Maybe when
> doing
> HD it is mostly at the maximum frequency - but SD is not much work and
> it swaps from low to high frequency. This should not be a problem, but
> if the cpufreq or anything related to it is buggy it would be
> possible.
> I would try to play SD without any energy saving of the CPU.
>
>
> Meik
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Feb 8, 2008, 10:15 AM

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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

Mark Hutchinson schrieb:
> What I am seeing now is this. HD is still fine.
> When playing SD, it is very jittery. If I rewind just a bit and let
> the SD play, it becomes normal.
> What could this be?
> [...]
>

Hi Mark,

have you tried to disable the power saving? I've no other idea, sorry,
but your problem sounds annoying.


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Feb 8, 2008, 10:17 AM

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How do you disable power saving?
On 8-Feb-08, at 11:15 AM, Meik Piepmeyer wrote:

> Mark Hutchinson schrieb:
>> What I am seeing now is this. HD is still fine.
>> When playing SD, it is very jittery. If I rewind just a bit and let
>> the SD play, it becomes normal.
>> What could this be?
>> [...]
>>
>
> Hi Mark,
>
> have you tried to disable the power saving? I've no other idea, sorry,
> but your problem sounds annoying.
>
>
> Meik
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Feb 8, 2008, 10:19 AM

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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

Others are seeing issues with SD as well
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/249029?search_string=smooth%20rewind;#249029

There has got to be something wrong with SVN.
I added comments to ticket 3773 which seems to be what I am seeing
exactly.

Problem being, firewire is working much better in SVN than the
released version


On 8-Feb-08, at 10:51 AM, Meik Piepmeyer wrote:

> Mark Hutchinson wrote:
>> I am finding exactly the same thing.
>> Capture via firewire. HD channels are great.
>> SD channels are a bit jitterty and so is the SPDIF audio.
>>
>> Could this be the 8600 Nvidia card? What would a better XvMC card
>> be?
>> 8800? or is the 8XXX series that is not working with XvMC?
>>
>> Now the question. WHY in the world would SD be jittery and HD ( much
>> greater throughput ) is clear and perfect.
>>
>> Ideas? There is really not much in the logs.
>> [...]
>
> Hi Mark,
>
> just a guess: It could be the power saving of the CPU. Maybe when
> doing
> HD it is mostly at the maximum frequency - but SD is not much work and
> it swaps from low to high frequency. This should not be a problem, but
> if the cpufreq or anything related to it is buggy it would be
> possible.
> I would try to play SD without any energy saving of the CPU.
>
>
> Meik
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Feb 8, 2008, 11:04 AM

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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

Mark Hutchinson schrieb:
> [power saving of the CPU]
> How do you disable power saving?
>

Hi Mark,

I only do know in KDE: There's a small app called KPowersave: You can
adjust the power saving schema and watch the frequency of your CPU.
There are other tools related to Gnome etc. It will work within a shell,
but I don't know the exact commands. Some one here will know them(?).


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ron at ronfrazier

Feb 8, 2008, 11:22 AM

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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

I doubt it's the speedstep causing the problem, but I guess theres
nothing to lose by trying. In debian there is a package called
cpufrequtils that allows you to monitor the cpu frequency, and I'm
pretty sure theres a utility in there to override it too, but I've
never tried it.

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mark at onnow

Feb 8, 2008, 11:25 AM

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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

My CPU load is pretty low, I dont think that is it.
Also, SD clears up most times if I rewind a little bit during live SD
tv watching.
Why would that be I wonder?


On 8-Feb-08, at 12:22 PM, Ronald Frazier wrote:

> I doubt it's the speedstep causing the problem, but I guess theres
> nothing to lose by trying. In debian there is a package called
> cpufrequtils that allows you to monitor the cpu frequency, and I'm
> pretty sure theres a utility in there to override it too, but I've
> never tried it.
>
> --
> Ron
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spam at homeurl

Feb 15, 2008, 12:40 AM

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Re: CPU not enough to drive 1080P? Core2duo [In reply to]

Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> As with your other email, your video drivers are not installed
> properly. Install XV supported video card drivers for your video
> board and you should not have these issues. For nvidia, this means
> their binary driver.

Really? With my old AGP nVidia cards the standard nv driver supported XV
really well, is this no longer the case?
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