[mythtv-users] High CPU usage with mythtranscode, even when set to low priority

jonny Linux jonnylinux at gmail.com
Tue Jan 16 23:15:34 UTC 2007

> If I look at "top", I can see mythtranscode is using about 95% of the CPU!
> This sounds similar to this post:
> http://mythtv.org/pipermail/mythtv-users/2006-July/143434.html
> but I'm not really sure how adding pci=noacpi would help, and whether or
> not it could cause other problems.
> Has anybody got any other ideas? Can anyone tell me if its safe to try
> pci=noacpi?

I've just noticed, top shows the nice value of mythtranscode to be 17, so a
low priority. I suspect my installation of linux is ignoring the values of
nice. I've read it might be todo with acpi, but I've also read pci=noacpi.
Can anyone reassure me its safe to use pci=noacpi?


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