[mythtv] Re: Freaky high load condition

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Mon, 7 Oct 2002 23:31:58 -0400

On Monday 07 October 2002 08:09 pm, Grant Taylor wrote:
> >>>>> Grant Taylor <gtaylor@habanero.picante.com> writes:
> >
> > I think there's something amiss here; suddenly I have a load average
> > [...] There are *TWO* fd's open on the old show being viewed.
> Ah-ha!  We just paused the show, and now there are two player fd's,
> and the load avg is over one and changing.  The top now that we just
> paused is below.
> Actually, I don't buy the pause theory.  It's right around 8pm, so my
> guess is that we stopped the old recording and have started a new one.
> This seems like a more likely place for a state change bug...

And, just for the rest of the people on the list, this should hopefully be 
fixed now in CVS -- I believe the cause was an errant preview video decoding