[mythtv-users] How could logging cause myth performance issues?

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 19:27:38 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 9:20 PM, Jerry Rubinow <jerrymr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Since switching to 0.22, I'd been having frame drops in the recorded files
> (problem was definitely in the recording, not the playback), delays in
> frontend activity.  The frame drops coincided with frontend activity while
> recording (playing back files, deleting files).  Network showed no errors.
>  CPU usage on backend remained low (much less than 50%) throughout.
>  Upgrading from weekly 0.22-fixes to trunk had no effect on the issue.
> Long story short, turning off all logging except for "important" messages
> caused all issues to go away.

I'm not trying to be rude - but how does one detect a dropped frame
without logging?


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