[mythtv-users] mythfilldatabase at nice=0?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Mar 8 03:10:21 UTC 2006

On 03/07/06 21:27, Steven Adeff wrote:

>On 3/7/06, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>>On 03/07/06 19:16, Steven Adeff wrote:
>>>is there a way to change the mythfilldatabase level so it doesn't
>>>interfere with watching HDTV?
>>Responding to your subject, the MythFillDatabasePath is a path to an
>>executable, so it could be a shell script that runs mfdb niced (and
>>returns an appropriate exit status).  However, I don't know whether that
>>would affect your HDTV watching because it's likely that MySQL is taking
>>up much of the system resources during an mfdb run...
>ah, true, didn't think of it in terms of MySQL... I just need to buy a
>faster processor =D

Well, I didn't say, "Don't try it..."  ;)  I would be interested to know 
if it helps--I was just guessing that MySQL may be a big part of it--and 
likely more from the I/O side than the CPU side.


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