[ATrpms-users] Mythtv upgrade to 0.21 question

Jeffrey J. Kosowsky atrpms at kosowsky.org
Thu Apr 3 22:13:40 CEST 2008


Brian Long wrote at about 12:20:34 -0400 on Thursday, April 3, 2008:
 > On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 10:19 AM, Jeffrey J. Kosowsky <atrpms at kosowsky.org>
 > wrote:
 > 
 > > I have held off upgrading to 0.21 until now because it seemed like
 > > people were experiencing some early issues and I did not have the time
 > > to deal with them then.
 > >
 > > So, I'm wondering whether they have been resolve or whether there are
 > > any persistent issues or gotchas with the upgrade?
 > >
 > > Also, my hardware is relatively old making video playback of hdtv
 > > marginal so I want to make sure that there are no significant
 > > performance hits with the new version that will bite me.
 > 
 > 
 > If you look at 0.21 threads on mythtv-users, you'll see folks who had
 > marginal playback on 0.20 have horrible playback on 0.21.  They had to make
 > significant changes to the new playback profiles to get things back to
 > normal.  I believe there is a default profile "Slim" which approximates what
 > other folks were using in 0.21 (XvMC, etc).
 > 
 > /Brian/

Yes. That is exactly my concern. My current mythtv setup works fine
and since I use it as a real working PVR app, part of me thinks that
if "it ain't broke don't fix it" and is hesitant to upgrade.



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