[mythtv-users] Trashed file system after "Video frame buffering failed too many times"

The GUIGuy linux at finalfiler.com
Fri Feb 5 17:55:14 UTC 2010

John Pilkington wrote:
> The GUIGuy wrote:
> I've had a few occasions recently when my system was affected by a 
> creeping paralysis and couldn't reboot properly because most devices 
> were busy.  Only way out by power-off.  Does your backend log show any 
> IOBOUND messages?  My events seemed to be caused by multirecording plus 
> disk-intensive processing.  I've changed the kernel scheduler 
> (escalator=deadline), used 'nice' and 'ionice' where I could and tried 
> to avoid processing at peak times, but I'm not entirely happy. 
> 0.22-fixes, f10.x86_64.

AFAIK there was no extra recording going on when the buffering messages 
came up.

However, I'll change the scheduler to see if that improves things. 
Although it was set to deadline when the first crash occurred a couple 
of weeks ago.

My user jobs are using nice, but these were also idle when the crashes 


The GuiGuy

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