[mythtv-users] Minimum memory for myth system
kuhn at razorsys.com
Wed Jun 15 15:00:52 UTC 2005
Calvin Harrigan wrote:
> John Kuhn wrote:
>> I had a pvr350 in a 650mhz PIII system with 256 megs of ram.. and it
>> swapped alot but all in all never gave me problems.. no glitchs.. I
>> was however using the on board decoder..
>>> I have a PVR350 and a pentium < 1Ghz with about 64Megs of memory
>>> running FC3. This is the second system that I have built and was
>>> trying to go 'ala cheapo. I am wondering if anyone knows what is the
>>> recommended minimum memory configuration of a myth system. I know
>>> that everything seems to work until I start watching live TV, that's
>>> when the system seems to want to randomly kill off processes and have
>>> lots of DMA errors. I am going to attempt to install 512Megs of
>>> memory in tonight and see if the problem goes away.
>>> 1. Anyone with similiar experiences?
>>> 2. Tips to reduce memory consumption would be welcomed.
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> Strange, I also have 256 Megs on a combination backend/frontend. I
> rarely ever touch the swap, typically it will use around 150 Megs of
> ram. It's an XP1800 with a pvr 250 for capture. Just seems that you
> shouldn't be swapping too much.
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I think it was mostly apache and mysql sucking up all the ram.. since i
ran mythweb on the same box
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