[mythtv] iostat curiosity

Isaac Richards mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Fri, 13 Sep 2002 23:06:17 -0400

On Friday 13 September 2002 10:53 pm, Grant Taylor wrote:
> So here's an odd one.  In steady-state, when using the mpeg4 codec at
> 480x480/44100, I ran iostat -d 2.  It consistently shows that right
> around four times as many writes are happening as reads.
> I'm just watching "live" tv.  Seems to me that reads and writes should
> be mostly even, or most offset by a second or so?

Yeah, weird.  It shows up about double on my machine..  Definately would think 
it'd be about the same.