[mythtv-users] RE: mythtv processes not showing up in top.
ipso at snappymail.ca
Tue Aug 17 12:12:38 EDT 2004
On Tue, 2004-08-17 at 09:22 -0400, Chris Strom wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 15 2004 at 17:28:22 EDT, Mike Benoit wrote:
> > I recently upgraded to kernel 126.96.36.199, GCC 3.4.1, procps-3.2.3 and the
> > a few day old MythTV CVS snapshot, and I noticed that mythtv processes
> > no longer show up in top.
> Is it that mythbackend doesn't show or that the CPU% isn't what it
> should be? If I do top, then hit `u' (to show processes for a single
> user), enter `mythtv' when prompted, mythbackend shows, only with a CPU%
> of 0.
Yeah, mythbackend shows up, it just says its not using any CPU, when it
> >From the procps FAQ:
> Why is %CPU underreported for multi-threaded (Java, etc.) apps?
> Currently, the kernel does not provide a reasonable way to get this
Interesting, I guess the backend recently switched to a more multi-
threaded architecture or something? As with v0.15 it always would show
up in top as using CPU.
I assume the frontend went multi-threaded as well, because it doesn't
show up as using CPU either.
Thanks for your reply.
Mike Benoit <ipso at snappymail.ca>
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