[mythtv-users] Mythfilldatabase during recording screws up recordings.

Douglas Peale Douglas_Peale at comcast.net
Mon Apr 4 20:55:34 UTC 2011

On 04/04/2011 01:48 PM, Alex Butcher wrote:
> On Sun, 3 Apr 2011, Douglas Peale wrote:
>> Is there any way to prevent mythfilldatabase from running simultaneous to a recording? Can something be done in the scheduler to
>> keep them separate?
> Why not use ionice? I run mysqld, mythfrontend and mythbackend with 'ionice
> -c 2' and run all the IO-heavy tasks run by MythArchive and my commflagging
> wrapper script with 'ionice -c 3' so that they don't disrupt recordings or
> playback.  mythfilldatabase is probably another candidate for the same
> treatment, so I've just enabled that on my system.
> HTH,
> Alex
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Because I did not know it existed.

I will look into it. I have been trying to find something like this for a while as it seems Linux has issues with disk
contention from background low priority tasks blocking high priority foreground tasks.

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