[mythtv-users] Problems with the new Mythbuntu 25.25 theme

John Finlay finlay at moeraki.com
Sun Sep 16 04:48:06 UTC 2012

On 9/15/2012 3:33 PM, Joseph Fry wrote:
>                 I have several problems with this theme upgrade
>                 similar to the problems
>                 listed above. This is completely broken from 25.24.
>                 How do I revert to
>                 25.24?
>         Download the theme from the link Thomas provided (or other):
>         ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/mythtv/themes/0.25/
>         on your mythbox, for your mythtv user
>         cd ~/.mythtv/themes
>         zip -q -9 -r -p -m Mythbuntu.25.25.old.zip Mythbuntu
>         wget -c
>         ftp://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/mythtv/themes/0.25/Mythbuntu-25.24_0.25.zip
>         unzip Mythbuntu-25.24_0.25.zip
>         cd ~/.mythtv/themecache
>         mv Mythbuntu.1920.1080 Mythbuntu.OLD  # not sure if your
>         filename will be the same here, could also nuke this dir.
>         cheers,
>         -kt
>     Thanks
>     I noticed that since switching to opengl and the new theme the
>     mythfrontend process eats almost all my 2GB of memory. I don't
>     know if this is an opengl problem or one that the new theme
>     exacerbates.
> Are you seeing any swap file use?  If not, then it's operating as 
> expected... ideally mythfrontend will cache as much as it can to 
> RAM... unused memory is a waste.

I consider it a problem when I can't run any other programs because 
mythfrontend has eaten all the memory. It's OK when the kernel uses up 
memory for caching but not when a single process uses it all up.

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