[mythtv-users] Performance issues, or Why Mythtv hates Oprah

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Thu Mar 29 00:57:48 UTC 2007

sdkovacs wrote:
>> One thing I didn't see you mention checking is /etc/crontab.  I'm not
>> particularly familiar with Fedora Core, but on most systems this is
>> different from the root user's crontab file.  Often there are nightly,
>> weekly, and monthly jobs launched from there.  I bet the nightly job
>> runs at 4 am on your system.  Often this does things like rebuilding man
>> and locate databases that create a lot of disk activity.
> Thanks, I didnt think of /etc/crontab. But there's nothing running
> around 16:00, when my problem begins.

Oh, gotcha.  I was thinking 0400, for some reason.  I didn't read your
original message well enough. :)

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