[mythtv-users] Hard disk access
ckotting at wideopenwest.com
Wed Dec 7 08:00:29 EST 2005
I think I just had an "AHA!" moment. I've been wondering why my MythBox
(combined frontend/backend) keeps accessing the hard drive.
Is it the database being queried for jobs?
"Chris Pinkham" said, in part...
> The default check frequency is 60 seconds, but it goes down to 10 or
> up to 300 seconds in 5-second increments. I don't think 10 seconds is
> too long to wait for a queue run, but don't see harm in setting this
> as low as 5 seconds. Going all the way to 1 could cause problems for
> some people though for a couple reasons. The constant database hits
> querying for new jobs and the added system load from firing off 5-10
> jobs at 1-second intervals could cause hickups in recording so I didn't
> want to go that low. I also didn't want to fire off multiple jobs in
> the same cycle because that would have the same effect.
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