[mythtv-users] Poll: Anyone NOT experiencing >10% cpu in the menu on 0.22 ?

Robert Longbottom RobertCL at iname.com
Wed Nov 18 23:17:15 UTC 2009

jansenj wrote:
> Sorry for the branch from my original thread: Mythfrontend idle cpu 
> consumption help.  I thought I'd try to get the attention of those 
> that may have efficiently working machines...if they're out there.
> There seems to be people in the original thread that seem to think the 
> issue I'm having IS happening to EVERYONE, and that this is by design. 
> I see 14% utilization from mythfrontend when it just sits idle on a 
> menu screen while the cpu is clocked at 1Ghz.  With 0.21, I'm pretty 
> sure it hovered between 0-2% utilization (what I'm calling normal).
> So, as the Subject says, this a quick poll for those of you who have 
> 0.22 installed.  (I'm especially interested in those that are ubuntu 
> based).
> Who has a "normal" working 0.22 install and only sees 0-2% CPU 
> utilization when sitting idle on mythfrontend menu screens.  If this 
> describes the behavior of your install, could you help me out in 
> giving a short description of your system.
Mythtv-0.22-r22772 on Gentoo kernel 2.6.31
Core 2 Quad Q6600 running at 1.6Ghz using ondemand govenor
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 7100 / nForce 630i (onboard) using nvidia 
driver ver 190.42
Theme: blootube-wide
Painter: OpenGL
Top shows 7% of one core when on the home menu


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