[mythtv-users] Out Of Ram

Aaron Klein klein.aaron at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 16:59:46 UTC 2008


On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 10:18 AM, Alex Butcher <mythlist at assursys.co.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Dec 2008, Adam Skinner wrote:
>
>> I know RAM is cheap, and I am planning to buy some more.  My frontend on
>> this box seems to take way more memory than others - but it is a BE/FE
>> box unlike the others that are FE only.
>>
>> Its is hooked up to an LCD TV at 1080p via HDMI/DVI and runs the retro
>> theme. I've seen mythfrontend as high as 20% more than below.
>>
>>
>>  PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
>> 27091 adam      20   0  679m 216m  40m S    1 24.9   9:51.50 mythfrontend
>> 20354 mythtv    20   0  594m 155m  20m S    0 17.9  23:16.48 mythbackend
>> 23064 root      20   0  163m  68m 7628 S    0  7.9  34:44.46 Xorg
>> 5557 mysql     20   0  347m  40m 4624 S    0  4.6 119:12.28 mysqld
>
> Ouch!
>
> From my combined 0.21-fixes BE/FE from ATrpms running on FC8, using th
> MythCenter-wide theme:
>
>   PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
> 17979 mythtv    20   0  294m 119m  53m R  1.3 15.8 130:33.68 mythfrontend
>  3613 root      20   0 59444  42m 6700 S  0.3  5.6  69:46.03 X
>  2943 mysql     20   0  162m  39m 4784 S  0.0  5.3  18:53.71 mysqld
> 17929 root      20   0  300m  26m 9688 S  0.7  3.4  64:36.24 mythbackend
>

Isn't that a % of memory?  Wouldn't we need to know how much memory is
installed in the system prior to knowing if that % is excessive or
not?


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