[mythtv] backend memory leak

Stuart Morgan stuart at tase.co.uk
Wed Sep 28 15:03:06 UTC 2005

On Wed 28 September 2005 15:41, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> I'd seen pretty slow growth, but not enough to worry me before,
> since I was always installing new versions.
> This latest version with all Daniel's new stuff in it has now
> hit 877Mb over the last 5 or 6 hours.

Aye - after posting my first reply I actually checked in on my backend, it had 
been killed by the kernel for running out of memory - eek. Checking logs it 
seems it was mid-eit crawl at the time. 

> The significant difference is that the EIT Scanner is changing
> channels all the time. This points the finger at something in the
> channel changing process.

This seems logical and possibly explains why the previously observed leak 
seemed to be slower on my other, less used backend.
Stuart Morgan

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