[mythtv-users] MythBackend Suddenly swamping CPU on system

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Jul 1 03:22:01 UTC 2012

(fixed top posting)

On 06/30/2012 10:21 PM, Michael Wareman wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 9:03 PM, Ben Kamen wrote:
>> On 2012-06-30 9:00 PM, David Moore wrote:
>>> Soft reboot for me. Restarting mythtv-backend did not help.
>>> My system was powered off overnight but had the high CPU usage problem
>>> this morning (power up about 3.5 hrs ago, 10:30 NZST). Also my config.xml
>>> file was trashed (empty file) apparently when the frontend shut down
>>> yesterday. Not sure if the two issues are related.
>> I did a soft reboot (from cmdline) too - but needing to reboot as opposed
>> to just restarting the process.. eek.

says that it is the system, and not MythTV, that's causing the issue...

>> On the attached Munin's day graph for CPU how this spiked (with me
>> stopping/restarting the process and then just the reboot)
> Related?
> http://it.slashdot.org/story/12/06/30/2123248/the-leap-second-is-here-are-your-systems-ready

Yep.  Almost definitely.


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