[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #3317: mythbackend memory leak

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Tue May 8 13:26:15 UTC 2007

Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> What's interesting is that after increasing the swap size to address 
> this issue, the backend seems to have stabalized at around 1.2G of 
> virtual ram.  I'm going to watch it more but it seems that once it 
> reaches this level it tops out which would be fine for me with the extra 
> swap space now not having the fork problem...
Well, this does appear to fully be the case.  It has creeped up to 1.5G 
overnight.  I will try and give a debug recompile with valgrind a shot 
as suggested in this thread to track down the source.


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