[mythtv-users] livetv "dies" when scheduler runs?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Nov 5 16:36:19 UTC 2009

On 11/05/2009 10:20 AM, Steven Adeff wrote:
> no, I don't watch live tv all that much through Myth, but with testing
> 0.22 with the RC's now I figured I'd try. It worked quite well which
> was awesome, but it seems to cause the backend to hit sql a lot and
> from the logs it seems to print out the upcoming recording schedule
> every 5 minutes or so. When this happens cpu usage increases a lot as
> does the i/o wait time both according to 'top' (but neither "maxing
> out" at 100%). Once it even froze interaction (tv still played but it
> did not respond to the remote or keyboard) when I tried to use the
> non-guide based channel browsing, again with a steady heavy cpu and
> i/o wait % numbers.
> I have a fairly fast raid 5 array and a fairly speedy cpu for a
> backend only system, so I don't know if either of those are still to
> blame or if something else is going on that I should be looking at to
> try and solve this hiccup.

Have you tried it without the overly-verbose logging options?


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