[mythtv] mythcommflag taking all the cpu 0.19 svn revision 9806

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Sat May 6 03:45:59 UTC 2006

* On Fri May 05, 2006 at 09:36:35PM -0400, Khanh Tran wrote:
> hello all...
> I'm running 0.19 svn revision 9806.  I've noticed that mythcommflag
> completely hogs my cpu, almost locking my system.  I'm runing a 2.2GHz
> P4 with 768MB of RAM.  With the backend idle (not recording) and one
> mythcommflag process running, my load averages go over 3.2 at times. 
> It's only a noticeable problem when trying to watch something via xine
> and mythvideo.  The xine process gets overtaken by mythcommflag (as
> observed with top).  Eventually, the mythcommflag process settles down
> and xine regains playback.
> Is there any way to prevent mythcommflag from ruining an otherwise
> working build?

This is a -users list question, but sounds like you changed the
"Job Queue CPU usage" setting to high instead of the default of low.

If you need further info, ask on the -users list.


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