Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: How can we manage performance problems?
Re: How can we manage performance problems?
From: Magnus Holmgren <lear_at_algonet.se>
Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2002 00:26:44 +0100
Henri DAVID wrote:
> > Principially I agree. But it is not only a peak meter problem. If you
> > have many lines scrolling on the wps you don't need a peak meter to
> > make the jukebox stutter while loading. -> It is a more basic problem.
> > I think we need a way to ask the loading / bitswapping engines wether
> > they are busy. This way we could disable performance eaters when
> > necessary.
> maybe this could be done by putting more YIELD() calls in WPS / PEAK meter
> code and fewer in bitswap/ disk code ?
Having very briefly looked at the scrolling code (I have a player, so I
don't have the problem), a yield() after each line is scrolled might do
the trick? Simple enough to test anyway... Might not look great during
bitswapping, but rather that than skips, I'd say.
-- Magnus HolmgrenReceived on 2002-11-08