[mythtv-users] MythBackend Suddenly swamping CPU on system

Tapani Tarvainen mythtv at tapanitarvainen.fi
Sun Jul 1 04:20:03 UTC 2012

On Sun, Jul 01, 2012 at 01:50:04PM +1000, Chris Edwards (chris at chris-edwards.org) wrote:

> This post has a little info:
> http://blog.mozilla.org/it/2012/06/30/mysql-and-the-leap-second-high-cpu-and-the-fix/
> So it seems restart ntpd makes the problem go away. I can't verify
> this as I've already rebooted

I can: just restarting ntpd doesn't help, but the fix proposed in that
link worked for me:

/etc/init.d/ntpd stop; date -s "`date`"; /etc/init.d/ntpd start

This fixed the cpu load both in my mythtv box as well as in
another, non-mythtv machine running mysql.

Tapani Tarvainen

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