[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend delay/freeze for about 2-3 minutes about 15-25 seconds after starting.
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
> 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.
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Thanks for the pointer to optimize_mythdb.pl.
I tried it and it appears to run without error.
Unfortunately the behavior persists.
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