[mythtv-users] mythfrontend invoked oom-killer during BBC1 HD playback

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Dec 20 22:03:53 UTC 2010

  On 12/20/2010 04:23 PM, Simon Jones wrote:
> On 20 December 2010 19:52, Paul Gardiner wrote:
>> My frontend is regularly dying while playing BBC1 HD
>> recordings. The crashes are caused by mythfrontend
>> running the machine out of memory. It's an ION board
>> with 2GB of memory running minimyth via read-only
>> nfs. Attached is part of the main log file, which includes
>> the frontend log.
>> I'm wondering if this happens to anyone else, and
>> whether it's minimyth specific. This has never
>> happened other than when watching BBC HD channels,
>> although they play back perfectly other than
>> intermittently crashing.
> I have the same issue, it only applies to HD channels, and I watch
> alot of BBC1 HD and ITV1 HD, although it tends not crash and use up
> all ram and then start swapping out to disk.
> I restart the frontend every day to get round it, I know it's not
> right, but seems alot of work to do debug traces!



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