[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend delay/freeze for about 2-3 minutes about 15-25 seconds after starting.

Dave Day dday at sc.rr.com
Mon Feb 22 04:43:25 UTC 2010

On 02/21/2010 05:41 PM, Rodd Clarkson wrote:
>> When I first started on this project I used the latest
>> MythBuntu to keep things simple while I learned.  At some
>> point during my work with it, I did something, I don't know
>> what, to cause the frontend to freeze for a few minutes
>> shortly after start up.  The front end would become
>> completely un responsive.  Then after about 2 minutes, the
>> main screen would either disappear, leaving only the blue
>> background of the MythCenter Wide template and then be
>> replaced by the screen representing the MythGallery plugin
>> or the MythGallery screen would be placed behind the main
>> Myth Menu as though the main menu was transparent.  After
>> another minute or so the screen would blank again and at
>> that point the frontend would unfreeze and I could hit a key
>> and the menus would come back and I could continue using the
>> system as though nothing had happened.
>> I didn't worry about this at the time because I never
>> intended to stick with MythBuntu and new I would be
>> switching the system over to Gentoo once I had enough
>> competence with Myth to be comfortable.
> I've had a similar problem with Fedora, but it seems to have resolved
> itself.
> one possible answer might be to run optimize_mythdb.pl.  For my fedora
> box I run:
> $ perl /usr/share/doc/mythtv-docs-0.22/contrib/maintenance/optimize_mythdb.pl
> I'm only guessing at this, but it might help.  Otherwise I can't say
> what stopped the behavior.
> R.
> _______________________________________________
> mythtv-users mailing list
> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> http://mythtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mythtv-users

Thanks for the pointer to optimize_mythdb.pl.

I tried it and it appears to run without error.
Unfortunately the behavior persists.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list