[mythtv-users] Takes long time to enter "Watch Recordings" menu

Peter Abplanalp pta-myth at psaconsultants.com
Wed Feb 28 17:26:26 UTC 2007

----- "Erland Isaksson" <erland_i at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I just noted a problem that might be related, the following commands 
> takes a lot of time (like 25 seconds):
> ls -l /mnt/video/*.mpg
> The strange thing is that this is really fast (a lot less than a
> second):
> ls -l /mnt/video/*.mpg|wc
> ls -l /mnt/video/*.mpg >test.txt
> I really doesn't understand whats going on here and if this has
> anything to do with the problems.

is it possible that it is only the first ls command that takes a long time and any subsequent ls command is fast?  this would indicate (as another poster mentioned) that the usb disks need to spin up.

Peter Abplanalp

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