[mythtv-users] How does MythTV determine which backend runs a user job?
myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Jan 8 22:46:03 UTC 2007
On Jan 8, 2007, at 1:53 PM, Jon Larson wrote:
> I've got a slave backend (mythslave1) that's much faster than the
> primary recording backend. I'd like to put it (mythslave1) at the
> top of
> the list for running user jobs so that jobs would only get assigned to
> another backend if 'mythslave1' was already running it's maximum # of
> Does anyone know how to do this without simply dis-allowing all the
> other backends from running user jobs?
Make your fast slave check for jobs more frequently than the slower
ones. It doesn't guarantee that it picks up the jobs before the
others, but there's a much better chance of it. I set my fast slave
to check for jobs every 30 seconds and my others to check every 120
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