CPU usage increase during DVD playback

Samuel Hocevar sam at zoy.org
Fri May 25 17:44:05 CEST 2001

On Fri, May 25, 2001, D. Sen wrote:

> I am observing strange CPU usage patterns as I play a DVD. As I start
> playing the DVD, CPU usage is about 10%.....and keeps steadily
> increasing. If I toggle the full-screen mode using the "f" key, the
> CPU usage drops down again to around 10%, after which it again starts
> increasing. Is this a known issue?

   Yes, this is known and will soon be fixed. Quoting Shane Harper for
a temporary patch:

| Adding
| while( XCheckTypedEvent( p_vout->p_sys->p_display, 100, &xevent ) ) ; /*XXX
| to the end of the vout_Manage function in vout_xvideo.c fixes
| the "slow-down" problem I had had.


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