[mythtv-users] mythbackend conflict with Xbox 360

Greg Schade gmschade at gmail.com
Sun Apr 8 15:51:32 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-04-07 at 20:15 -0700, Alex Malinovich wrote:
> Ok, at first I thought I was crazy, but I've been able to reproduce this 
> consistently for 2 weeks now.
> If I turn on my Xbox 360 and go to the Dashboard, mythbackend freaks out 
> and rockets to 100% CPU. The only way to fix it is to restart 
> mythbackend. If I'm playing a classic Xbox game on the 360, I don't get 
> the problem, and if I'm playing a 360 game, I get the problem but not 
> always immediately.
> With the Dashboard however, it's instant. As soon as I get to the 
> dashboard, I start hearing the fans in my mythbox revving up (which they 
> only do under very heavy processor load). I do a 'top' on the box, and 
> sure enough, mythbackend is at 100% CPU.
> So, anyone have any ideas?

I used shorewall and just blocked the MAC of the XBOX360's in my house.
it's the upnp stuff.  .20 --fixes has some kind of fix but shorewall
seems to be working for me.

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