[mythtv-users] 100% CPU usage in Watch Recordings
asherml at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 04:25:00 UTC 2009
On Oct 21, 2009, at 12:11 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 10/20/2009 11:04 PM, David Asher wrote:
>> Is anyone else seeing this? When I'm in Watch Recordings or Watch
>> Videos screen my CPU usage (via top) is 100%.
>> This is a Zotac single core ION using Graphite on trunk r22497
>> (JYA's trunk repo). I've tried both 185.36 drivers and 190.40
>> drivers (again from JYA's repo) with the same results. It does NOT
>> happen with the Mythbuntu-wide theme.
>> When I'm at the upper level menu items CPU usage is around 15%, but
>> as soon as I enter Watch Recordings or Watch Videos, the CPU usage
>> goes to 100% and stays there. Not surprisingly movement is
>> sluggish while in these screens. Note that this is AFTER all
>> previews/fanart/etc has been masked and cached locally -- its even
>> worse while they are brought over.
>> I attached gdb to the process and the threads all look roughly the
>> same between the 15% and 100% usage except for Thread 1, which
>> appears to always be drawing something (see backtrace below).
>> Any ideas? Is this expected?
> Yes, this is the expected behavior. Some themes require more
> resources than others. If your system isn't powerful enough to keep
> up with the theme you've chosen, you should choose a different theme
> that uses fewer resources.
It is expected that while sitting doing nothing in Watch Recordings to
utilize 100% CPU ?
The only thing going on is the alphapulse of the "All Programs"
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