[mythtv-users] Increased CPU load whilst recording?

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Mon Mar 10 23:10:14 UTC 2003

On Monday 10 March 2003 03:32 pm, Dave wrote:
> Just noticed whilst recording that the load on the CPU seams to be a
> lot higher than I'm used to seeing.  I ran "top" and saw that
> mythbackend was registering at ~ 25%-30% CPU%.  I'm sure that on my
> machine I'm used to seeing it take ~5%.  In fact the reason I noticed
> was because when the recording started, it significantly hit the
> performance of the Mplayer playback I was watching at the time, and
> I've never had that happen before.
> All the recording profile settings are the same as they always where,
> nothing else has changed other than me updating my copy from the CVS at
> the weekend for the first time in about three weeks.  Has anything
> major changed that might have caused this (I'm using the MPEG-4
> recording setting btw) ?
> I know this is a really, well, "up in the air" email, with no real
> numbers or any kind of data to support my claim, so I appreachiate it's
> far from being a useful email.  I just thought I'd better flag that I
> think I'm seeing a 5-fold performance hit :(

I'm not seeing this here -- might want to check to see if you didn't recompile 
in debug mode or something.


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