[mythtv-users] Can an Atom D525 handle a frontend and a slave backend with dual ota hd tuners?

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Thu Apr 7 18:06:20 UTC 2011

On 11-04-07 01:54 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> First, while the scheduler is running, all other MySQL accesses and 
> processing will be slowed.  Things like opening the Watch Recordings 
> screen, or scrolling through the EPG, may take more time.  If your MySQL 
> database is on the same drive as other storage, things like accessing a 
> series of channel icons may be slowed.
> Second, there is a cutoff somewhere around a minute where if the 
> scheduler is running beyond that duration, it will begin to hold up 
> recordings with late starts.  This gets to be an issue with users 
> running multiple digital and virtual tuners, or users with digital large 
> cable lineups.  The same run that might take 15 seconds on a modern CPU 
> will risk exceeding the time limits on an Atom.

How much of that is I/O versus CPU usage?

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