[mythtv-users] mythbackend sometimes goes to 100%

Bob Cottingham bobnvic at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 20:46:52 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 9:49 AM, Michael T. Dean<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> On 06/19/2009 10:25 AM, Adam Felson wrote:
>> About 18-24 months ago, mythweb's recorded programs page would cause
>> mythbackend to go to 100%.
>> This has mostly been fixed, but I still occasionally find mythbackend at
>> 100% and have to kill it.  It's mostly just an annoyance, but it does cook
>> the cpu.
>> I'm using the release-0-21-fixes branch of svn.
>> Has this been fixed in 22 development?
> There was never any change to either 0.21-fixes (including all of the
> pre-0.21 development, where the issue was noticed) or trunk (since 0.21 was
> released) that was known to have fixed the issue.  It just appeared, and a
> lot of people started looking at it, then it disappeared.  (And, as you can
> imagine, fixing a bug that you can't find is /very/ difficult, so there
> hasn't really been any progress since it disappeared.)
> The issue has been reported by some people since then (generally as an
> uncommon/unreproducible occurrence), but no one has been able to track it
> down, let alone fix it.  Therefore, I'd recommend sticking with 0.21-fixes
> rather than upgrading.

I had my backend going to 100% every day or two with .21-fixes without
any apparent pattern until I turned off the upnp server when starting
the backend and I've only had it happen once since then over a couple
of months.  I thought the upnp issue was still a known problem?


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