[mythtv] backend from SVN 9761 bangs on mysqld

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Tue Apr 25 16:05:03 UTC 2006

On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 04:40:15PM +0100, Ed W wrote:
> I haven't really studied the problem, but is it not possible to hash the 
> large blob of data to a small key (MD5/CRC or whatever) and hash that, 

That's what is happening in what we call the EITcache.

> for the purposes of determining if it's a repeated event - this gets 
> your EIT data size down?  The database then becomes the primary source 
> for all tuning and program data and is used in preference to EIT data if 
> the eit data is not yet been read and cached on that backend?

The program data isn't kept in memory due to its size.
It is loaded from the DB as required.


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