[mythtv] 0.15.1 memory leak?
chepati at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 24 16:36:51 EDT 2004
It does, but not with the latest ivtv driver. Try 0.1.9 instead. I've heard
some early ck patches work, but I cannot verify that.
On Thursday 24 June 2004 04:17 pm, Per Hatlevik wrote:
> i didn't think the pvr350 supprted pip when using it's decoder...
> On Thu, 24 Jun 2004 22:00:26 +0200
> Steffen Immle <immle at gmx.net> wrote:
> > Ken Bass wrote:
> > > I'm running 0.15.1 and notice after several days of running, things get
> > > really slow. There appears to be a memory leak somewhere which is
> > > causing swapping after some time (typically 2 days). Is anyone else
> > > having this problem? Has anyone sucessfully run 'valgrind' or a similar
> > > memory profiler on either the front or backend? Lastly, could this be
> > > ivtv?
> > >
> > > Any suggestions on debugging this?
> > On a related note, my Myth box (CVS as of some days ago, older versions
> > too) runs out of memory within 15 minutes when using the
> > picture-in-picture feature, causing the kernel to randomly stop either
> > the frontend, the backend or both. My main card is a PVR-350, the other
> > is an older bttv-based WinTV. From running top it seems that the
> > frontend is consuming huge amount of memory (I have 256MB and 500+ MB
> > swap), whereas the backend seems quite normal. This only occurs when
> > using the PVR's decoder, not when displaying the video via the
> > framebuffer. I also think that when exiting Live TV, the memory is only
> > partly released. I have tested several versions of ivtv, including
> > 0.1.9, 0.1.10pre2, as well as various of the newer ck versions (71d, 94,
> > 95, ...). I actually spculated this was more ivtv's fault, but wanted to
> > throw this in anyway. Sorry I can't give more details right now.
> > Steffen
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