[mythtv-users] Help Tracking down a memory leak issue with MythTV SVN

Roo roo.watt at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 09:24:40 UTC 2008

On 02/01/2008, Erik Sejr <esejr at wildroseinternet.ca> wrote:
> I have been running the SVN version of myth for sometime and I am currently
> running build 15275. About a month ago my frontend kept on locking up once
> per day, I noticed that mythfrontend was using an increasing amount of
> system memory as time passed. Starting from about 15% after it was run and
> creeping up to about 75% of the total system memory after about 8 hours of
> running. Eventually the system would lock up with the hard drive light
> solid, I assume because it was trying to swap everything to disk and the
> swap was full as well.

HI Erik,

I have updated to r15496 and the leak seems to have been resolved /
fixed, I am not sure which commit fixed it for me.

Have you updated recently, if so, is it fixed for you now?


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