[mythtv] Why are there so many instances of recordedseek?

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 16:54:21 UTC 2015

On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 2:13 PM, Lennart Sorensen
<lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> My rather overkill solution was to move mysql to SSD and leave the
> recordings on normal harddisks.  This made mysql MUCH happier given seek
> time went away and it wasn't sharing the filesystem with the recordings
> anymore.

MySQL/MariaDB tuning can also have a huge impact.  The defaults
in some distros are not at all optimal (abysmally bad is too kind).
There are some suggestions in the wiki (although, as always, your
system will vary).  If your system has the memory, being able to
keep the usual indexes and tables in memory is even better than a

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