[mythtv-users] pdflush is killing me

Mark Lehrer mark at knm.org
Mon Feb 5 20:48:10 UTC 2007

On Mon, Feb 05, 2007 at 12:10:15PM -0800, David Rees wrote:
> On 2/5/07, Mark Lehrer <mark at knm.org> wrote:
> >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
> Seems like a newer kernel couldn't hurt. Does Ubuntu have one
> available? What is your frontend running?

Frontend is Ubuntu 6.10.  I think I'll try ext3 on the server next,
though it will kill performance in other ways.


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