[mythtv-users] Help Tracking down a memory leak issue with MythTV SVN
mythtv at dsl.pipex.com
Sun Jan 6 10:10:49 UTC 2008
Mitch Gore wrote:
> On Jan 4, 2008 6:24 PM, Alex Halovanic <halovanic at gmail.com
> <mailto:halovanic at gmail.com>> wrote:
> The only thing I've determined is that it's not mythweather
> related. That
> would be too easy, wouldn't it? I'm gonna have a look through
> some detailed
> frontend logs this weekend and maybe try to run the whole thing
> valgrind or something. Perhaps the mythmediamonitor is leaking?
> running continuously while the frontend is idle.
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> Is Alex and I the only ones noticing a memory leak in the latest SVN
> with the frontend? I took a quick poll of my memory usage while
> watching live TV. I have 1Gig of Memory and 2.5 GB of SWAP. The
> first column is RAM, the second is SWAP, and the third is the time.
> R S T
> 621 641 10:35
> 637 641 10:41
> 642 641 10:48
> 653 641 10:55
> 660 640 11:02
> 683 625 11:15
> 686 625 11:23
> 691 622 11:30
> As you can see Ram goes up a few MB every poll. If i leave
> mythfrontend running all the time i come to watch TV and my swap and
> ram is completely full.
> Do any devs have a comment on this? I find it hard to believe that no
> one else is seeing this. If that is the case we need to figure out
> what is going on.
Try using valgrind to see where the leak is. There's some basic
instructions here from stuarta including the command to use.
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