Jittery MythTV

Brandon Beattie brandon+plug at beatties.us
Thu Sep 8 13:18:01 MDT 2005

On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 10:39:02AM -0600, Roberto Mello wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 07, 2005 at 07:14:06PM -0600, Andrew McNabb wrote:
> > 
> > If I understand you correctly, you have a backend box and a frontend
> > box.  What's your network connection between the two boxes?  Remember,
> > video requires a lot of bandwidth.  If you lower your recording quality
> > or your transcoding quality, the streams will require less bandwidth.
> The jittery happens when I'm running frontend on the same machine as the
> backend too.
> But I have a fast ethernet connection between the frontend and backend
> boxes (wired the entire house with cat5 and coax)

Is your CPU pegged, is IO pegged, what bottle neck are you seeing?


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