[mythtv-users] Planning Tuners and Disk I/O for a MythTVBackend System
beckett.jim at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 20:47:31 UTC 2010
Josh White wrote:
> I have a backend/frontend running Ubuntu 9.10, and the response of the
> system would get quite sluggish after running a while. I found ghat
> setting "swappiness = 0" made a major difference (google "swappiness"
> for specifics). Now my backend never uses swap unless it absolutly
> needs to. My machine has 4GB of ram, so your results may vary. My
> machine generally uses 1.8gb of ram for programs, and the rest for
> cache (I only have 3.6gb of my 4.0gb available; my onboard video uses
> the rest)
> Good luck
Thanks for bringing swappiness up.
I would probably have never encountered that, and I know I would have
never tried to find it by name.
I haven't noticed the system using swap to speak of, but I expect I'll
play around with it anyway.
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