[mythtv-users] Constant diskactivity?

Christoffer Kj°lbŠk christoffer at kjoelbaek.dk
Tue Oct 12 09:17:29 UTC 2004


tir, 2004-10-12 kl. 10:38 skrev Leo Weppelman:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 10:12:39AM +0200, Christoffer Kj?lb?k wrote:
> > tir, 2004-10-12 kl. 01:19 skrev Donavan Stanley:
> > > On Mon, 11 Oct 2004 20:54:05 +0200, Christoffer Kj?lb?k
> > > <christoffer at kjoelbaek.dk> wrote:
> > > > Hi
> > > > 
> > > > I think I have a problem with my frontend. I have constant diskactivity.
> > > > The litle LED is flashing twice per second. As soon as I quiet the
> > > > frontend, the LED is stopping. Why is this?
> > > 
> > > Because you're watching TV and that uses the disk.
> > Nope, the system is just "idle". No TVcard activity, no videoplaying, no
> > musicplaying. Nothing!
> 
> Check the mysql log. If you have a default debian install, all queries are
> logged. The frontend constantly queries the database and hence writes
> the log constantly.
> If you want your disk to be quiet, just turn down the mysql logging.
> 
> Leo.
I was logging anything, which I have turn of now, no logging. But, there
is still activity:

top - 11:17:09 up 10 min,  2 users,  load average: 0.95, 1.40, 0.95
Tasks:  96 total,   1 running,  95 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
Cpu(s):  0.7% us,  3.0% sy, 47.7% ni, 48.0% id,  0.7% wa,  0.0% hi, 
0.0% si
Mem:    483724k total,   480044k used,     3680k free,     9944k buffers
Swap:   500464k total,        0k used,   500464k free,   230736k cached
                                                                                
  PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
 2571 root      15   0     0    0    0 S  1.0  0.0   0:04.72 lirc_dev
 2605 mythtv    17   0  2248  908 1620 R  0.7  0.2   0:00.72 top
    1 root      16   0  2612  460 1316 S  0.0  0.1   0:01.93 init
    2 root      34  19     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 ksoftirqd/0
    3 root       5 -10     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 events/0
    4 root       5 -10     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 khelper
    5 root      15 -10     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kacpid
   21 root       5 -10     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 kblockd/0
   22 root      15   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 khubd
   33 root      20   0     0    0    0 S  0.0  0.0   0:00.00 pdflush

X is not that busy anymore

/Christoffer

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