[mythtv] extreme memory usage when using mythweb to view recorded programs

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Tue Dec 7 08:52:47 UTC 2004

On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 12:27:24AM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> I just updated my Myth install to the latest from CVS;
> previously I was a couple of months out of date. That
> includes mythweb.
> Now when I view the recorded programs list from mythweb,
> mythbackend seems to start allocating as much memory as it
> can and things grind to halt when it hits the swap. I get
> one or two programs at a time added to the result page.
> It does eventually complete, and now the backend is using
> 255Mb. Reloading the page goes through the same exercise.
> I have 512Mb in the box and it's only running myth.

This appears to be fixed with the CVS today, presumably
from the framesPlayed initialisation fix.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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