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

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Mon Dec 20 23:59:30 UTC 2010

On 20/12/2010 22:03, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> 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!
> http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/9144

Seems to be a different problem. The latest minimyth uses 260.19.21.
Also the problem happens only with HD channels.


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