[mythtv-users] Backend CPU usage

David Watkins watkinshome at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 15:09:33 UTC 2007

On 16/11/2007, Steve Skarda <steveskarda at gmail.com> wrote:
> The mythbackend process will see 15-35% cpu every 30 seconds when the system
> is idle.    Once or twice per day, the cpu will be 95-100% and the backend
> will become unresponsive.   It won't record any new programs or respond to
> the frontend until I kill the backend process and restart it.   I am a step
> away from rebuilding my entire system.   If anyone has some ideas before I
> take the plunge to rebuilding from scratch, I'd appreciate some advice.
> Thanks

Are you using EIT for your programme guide data?  That gets collected
in the background can get quite busy, so if you have some kind of
configuration problem ...

Look at the options for increasing the detail of the mythbackend log
and see what you find.  Also the mysql log might show something.

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