Marko Mäkelä kirjoitti:
There was something braking my thoughts. Dont really know now what I was
going to say :) I'll get back to that if it comes to mind.
For some reason I can not get it to load automatically
with udev settings. There is a
There is a what?
There is no /etc/modules file in FC but there is rc.modules in which I
You could add matroxfb to /etc/modules.
I selected vdr+softdevice with matrox because I've read so many good
things about it. Like small cpu resource needs since I've got only PII
I'm using a statically compiled matroxfb. I've used vdr+softdevice for
almost 2 years now, and I haven't had any problems for about a year.
(I reported quite a few issues that were fixed.)
I have a Celeron running at 900 MHz, and the CPU load is around 60%.
The VGA output of the Matrox saves some 10% or 20% of CPU, because
the colour space transformation can be avoided. But I'm using the
TV output with a self-built Matrox to SCART cable.
I have a self-built cable also.
What should I do to get debugging info since there is nothing in the
Attach strace to the vdr process to see the system calls. Redirect the
output to a file, and kill vdr after a couple of seconds.
Or start OProfile with opcontrol for a few seconds during the CPU
diversion. After opcontrol --stop, you can view the statistics with
something like opreport -l /path/to/vdr|less
I don't know if the Pentium II implements any performance counters.
I've only run OProfile on Celeron and later processors from Intel and AMD.
My typo, I ment PIII 550 :)
I have to test this out. top shows that its vdr that takes all the cpu
but I hav to use one of the methods you mentioned to check the real reason.
Log shows that vdr seems to have started normally and I can get
a picture which ofcource is a slideshow of still pictures because of the
cpu load. Normally changing to a radiostation drops cpu load to some 5%
but even that dont have any effect. Only restarting vdr helps.
Can poor antenna signal cause something like this? Normally I have cable
at home and I and constructing a "new" vdr to be taken to my summer home
where we have aerial. At home my dvb-t signal if avfully poor.
Poor antenna signal used to crash softdevice, but I'm not sure about the
CPU load. I usually have very good reception, so I cannot say. Does it
make any difference if you suspend the output of softdevice?
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