[mythtv-users] HD activity at begining of recording

Kyle Rose krose+mythtv at krose.org
Wed Oct 27 16:19:56 UTC 2004

> Somebody else mentioned memory swapping, I have 512MB on the backend
> machine.  top reports I have 234920K free right now, it's not recording
> at the moment.  32K of swap memory is in use.  I'll try and see what
> happens when it starts recording (next scheduled is in 20 minutes).

So, in my long experience with Linux 2.4 and 2.6, when you have enough
memory swap just makes things worse.  512MB should be more than enough
for a myth box.  Try swapoff -a and see if that fixes the problem.


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