[mythtv-users] `Mythbackend leaks memory` continued
Udo van den Heuvel
udovdh at xs4all.nl
Wed Aug 13 13:42:05 UTC 2008
Alex Butcher wrote:
>> Then why would memory consumption keep growing in an almost straight
>> line on various systems?
>> Garbage collection would assume some process that frees up memory again.
> Yup, I'll concede that would appear to be a contradictory piece of
> Conceivably, though, the garbage collection might run only when the host is
> otherwise idle. And if it (almost) never is, it (almost) never runs...
Then provide configuration that:
a) makes it run
b) stops the memory consumption from growing
(all meant in good fun)
> So far, not: for a mythbackend process that's been running for just over
> hours, it had a VSZ of 339452KB and an RSS of 29984KB.
How much recording did you do? How many channels? Etc?
(dunno what I should ask)
I just record 3 channels. One multiplex only. One tuner card only.
xmltv input for four TV channels. EIT for the radio channels:
# scandvb -c
dumping lists (13 services)
Nederland 1 (0x044d) 01: PCR == V V 0x1b63 A 0x1b64
Nederland 2 (0x044e) 01: PCR == V V 0x1b6d A 0x1b6e
Nederland 3 (0x044f) 01: PCR == V V 0x1b77 A 0x1b78
TV Rijnmond (0x0450) 01: PCR == V V 0x1b81 A 0x1b82
Radio Rijnmond (0x0457) 02: PCR == A A 0x1bc8
Radio 1 (0x0458) 02: PCR == A A 0x1bd2
Radio 2 (0x0459) 02: PCR == A A 0x1bdc
3FM (0x045a) 02: PCR == A A 0x1be6
Radio 4 (0x045b) 02: PCR == A A 0x1bf0
Radio 5 (0x045c) 02: PCR == A A 0x1bfa
Radio 6 (0x045d) 02: PCR == A A 0x1c04
Concertzender (0x045e) 02: PCR == A A 0x1c0e
FunX (0x045f) 02: PCR == A A 0x1c18
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