[mythtv-users] Commflagging speed "internal" vs. mythcommflag "external"

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Feb 20 21:44:22 UTC 2006

On Feb 20, 2006, at 2:39 PM, Thomas Börkel wrote:

> HI!
> When started from MythTV, commflagging is much slower (takes less CPU
> and takes longer) than starting mythcommflag manually in the console.
> It's 50fps vs. 140fps.
> With the ps command, I see that MythTV starts mythcommflag with "-j 25
> -V 515". There parameters do not show with "mythcommflag --help".
> Can I speed up the automatic commflagging?
Probably. There's a setting to set CPU usage to "low, medium or high"  
that sets the niceness level of the internally-started job.

That's why the externally-started job is faster, there is no niceness  
level set by the command line starting it.

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