[mythtv-users] pdflush is killing me

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Feb 5 17:41:35 UTC 2007

On Feb 5, 2007, at 8:56 AM, Mark Lehrer wrote:

> Hello there, I'm having a problem with frequent pauses and I'm  
> wondering
> if anyone here is familiar with pdflush and how to make it a little
> less painful.
> I use NFS for my storage, XFS file system.  The problem only seems to
> happen when I am both recording and playing back a hi def stream at
> the same time.  Every minute or so on the server, pdflush will wake up
> and freeze all I/O for a couple of seconds.  The server is running
> Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS, with this kernel: 2.6.15-26-686 #1 SMP PREEMPT
> Any idea how to fix the problem?

Not sure it will help but have a look at:


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