[mythtv-users] Where the bottleneck?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Jan 23 18:43:48 UTC 2008

On 01/23/2008 01:15 PM, Mitch Gore wrote:
> Ok, i do a have a 8gb disk i removed from my Xbox when i modded it. 
> Will that be sufficient for system, logs, and db?.  its only a 5400rpm.
> I also forgot to mention.  When all this is going on and i move the
> mouse the system is so slow that the mouse jumps across the screen. 
> And when closing mythfrontend on the 1080p display the screen builds
> so slow that it takes seconds to move from howing the desktop and the
> mythbackround to load.  (Does this make sense i may need to take a
> picture of what i mean) 

I/O wait + swap = ^^^^

The 8GB disk should be enough, but make sure you keep your logs clean
(and don't do bin logging in MySQL).  Might need more memory, too.  (I
recommend at least 512MB--possibly more, depending on your choice of
theme--whose effects are magnified by screen resolution.)


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