[mythtv-users] Mythbackend: page allocation failure

David George david at thegeorges.us
Tue Jun 14 17:35:54 UTC 2005

On 6/14/2005 1:25 PM, Khanh Tran wrote:

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Fedor Pikus [mailto:fpikus at gmail.com] 
>>Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 12:16 PM
>>To: khanh at khanh.net; Discussion about mythtv
>>Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Mythbackend: page allocation failure
>>Which kernel version? There are bugs filed against XFS with similar
>>problems, seems to be a known issue occuring with XFS under high
>>loads. It is *supposed* to be recoverable, but it will pause your
>>system for several seconds, probably not good for recording in real
>>time. Commflagger may get confused by pauses and takes forever trying
>>to slice your recordings to ribbons.
>Kernel is 2.6.8.  I'm running SuSE 9.2 (2.6.8-24.14).
>I chose XFS because I read on a MythTV thread somewhere that it handled
>large files well.
I use XFS and the only time I had a problem was when the kernel (2.6.7 
at the time) was compiled for 4k stacks.  IIRC, this was fixed in kernel 


HDTV frontend I was working on (when I had time) ;-)

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