[mythtv-users] tv_grab_au (rex): some channels missing

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Mon Aug 14 11:10:41 UTC 2006

Max Barry wrote:
> Eyal Lebedinsky wrote:
>>Rex 1.2.1 finished:
>> 669 shows grabbed
>> 762 downloads, including 669 detail pages
>> 0 cache hits, 0 failed detail pages, 0 stop times adjusted
>> Time elapsed: 15 min 34 sec
> By the way, if you've edited Rex to make it download faster, can you
> please not do that. If a few users start smashing the server to get
> their guide data, it's more likely that we'll all wake up one day to
> find ourselves locked out again.

This was done while debugging, then the sleep was reinstated. I understand
the reasons.

Anyway, to spread the load, have you considered an option to make the
script sleep upfront (before it starts) for a random amount of time
(up to a few hours) so that not all scripts hit on the hour?

Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au) <http://samba.org/eyal/>
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