[mythtv-users] long delays responding to keystrokes and ir events
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Jan 6 17:39:49 UTC 2009
On 01/06/2009 12:32 PM, jarpublic wrote:
>> Are you (both those with the issue and those for whom the issue has
>> cleared up) running gnome-screensaver?
>> With r19222, we only run gnome-screensaver-command once every 30 seconds
>> at most and only if gnome-screensaver is running (with prior versions,
>> we attempted to run it on every remote keypress--whether
>> gnome-screensaver was running or not) and it seems that either the
>> buildup of system calls or gnome-screensaver-command itself caused the
>> issue. So--if it's just gnome-screensaver-command causing the
>> problem--you could still get the delay once every 30 seconds or so, but
>> only if you're running gnome-screensaver.
> I am running in xfce so I was going to answer no, but I checked with pgrep
> and I am running gnome-screensaver. What does it do anyway? Is it what does
> the screen blanking when when the machine is idle? If so I can just stop
> using it.
Yep, and may (or may not) draw pretty pictures when it's idle.
>>> Check mythbackend --version and in the Status menu of mythfrontend to
>>> ensure you are actually using the latest build.
>> Good advice. It is >19222, right?
> The backend and frontend both report build 19538. There is a possibility
> that the frontend hadn't been restarted after I updated last night though. I
> may have still been using the old frontend. I will have to double check that
> tonight to confirm that I am still having issues with the newer build.
Sounds good. I'd try restarting (both frontend(s) and backend(s)), and
see if it still happens. If so, go ahead and try disabling
gnome-screensaver and if that fixes it, please let us know.
More information about the mythtv-users