[mythtv-users] Performance really sucks here :(

Christoffer Kjølbæk christoffer at kjoelbaek.dk
Thu Oct 14 08:01:19 UTC 2004


ons, 2004-10-13 kl. 23:24 skrev John Patrick Poet:
> On Wed, 13 Oct 2004, Christoffer Kjølbæk wrote:
> 
> > Hi
> >
> > I think I have some problem with my installation here. I used Jarods
> > guide, on an Epia Via M10000n with a Hauppauge PVR-250.
> >
> > Everything works, but it is slow! My CPU is 1GHz. Ripping a CD to oog,
> > takes about 30-60 minutes, when the is doing nothing but ripping.
> >
> > When I use mythgallery watching pictures, it takes about 1-1½sec to
> > switch between picture. If I am watching the command "top" at the same
> > time, mythfrontend uses about 80% of the CPU.
> >
> > Last, but not least, when I just press key-down, to move focus in the
> > menu, mythfrontend uses 80% of the CPU, and it takes about ½ sec.
> >
> > Is this normal, or do I just have a problem? I can also say, that I have
> > constantly harddrive activity. The hdd-led is flashing all the time.
> >
> >
> > Hope someone can help, cause I really love my box, except for the
> > performance :)
> >
> > regards
> > Christoffer
> 
> 
> I have never used an Epia system, but it sounds to me like you don't have
> enough RAM.  If you have insufficient RAM, your system will end up swapping
> a lot, and it will kill your performance.
> 
> John
I don't think thats the problem:
[mythtv at mythbox mythtv]$ free -m
             total    used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:           472     360        112          0         13         72
-/+ buffers/cache:     274        197
Swap:          488       1        486

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