[mythtv-users] Higer load in .20
schu at schu.net
Wed Sep 13 16:20:53 UTC 2006
Cory Papenfuss wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Sep 2006, list at onnow.net wrote:
>> I think there may be a bit more system required for .20
>> RAM especially I think.
>> This system is a an AMD 3200 with 512 running FC5 and .20 via RPMS.
>> On this top, there is nothing running other than mythfrontend.
>> No encoders are recording. Live TV may be on but that is it.
>> Check this TOP out. Any better ways to diagnose what the load/mem use is?
>> top - 08:22:37 up 1 day, 15:23, 3 users, load average: 2.11, 1.82, 1.70
>> Tasks: 134 total, 1 running, 132 sleeping, 0 stopped, 1 zombie
>> Cpu(s): 50.7% us, 2.3% sy, 0.0% ni, 37.1% id, 9.9% wa, 0.0% hi,
>> 0.0% si, 0Mem: 450424k total, 445076k used, 5348k free,
>> 1364k buffers
>> Swap: 1052216k total, 272108k used, 780108k free, 83464k cached
>> PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND
>> 21181 mythtv 15 0 234m 98m 23m S 49.5 22.4 282:16.81 mythfrontend
>> 2466 root 16 0 126m 101m 2452 S 3.0 23.0 12:12.81 Xorg
> This is a bit disturbing. I have been able to run mythtv on no
> more than a PIII-733 or 866 since I started playing with it almost 3 years
> ago. Is this just the OpenGL gui that sucks so much cpu? It seems a bit
> excessive to require 2GHz machine for SDTV...
I run myth on a P3-733 and a hardware capture card and it works fine
after the upgrade to 0.20.
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