[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend idle cpu consumption help

Johnny jarpublic at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 21:24:37 UTC 2009

> EVERY theme I try settles to the same CPU usage no matter what screen I'm
> on.  I can be on the first menu screen, I can be in the watch recordings
> screen.  It doesn't matter, they all utilize 14% of my 1Ghz CPU eventually.
> Sometimes they start at less than 1%, sometimes more than 30% depending on
> the initial draw of the screen, but they all settle out to ~14% no matter
> what screen in ALL the themes.

This is the same behavior I see. It is always 14% or 15% regardless of
theme or screen, but I have a 2.7GHz Athalon. Occasionally the CPU
will drop to 0%-1% for a minute or so but then it returns to the
baseline ~14%.

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