[vdr] Problems with 20 Timers

Stefan Taferner taferner at kde.org
Fri Feb 25 08:33:57 CET 2005


On Thursday 24 February 2005 20:40, Chris Warren wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I've managed to import EPG data for 2-3 weeks in advance. The trouble is I
> use epgsearch to automatically create timers to record a couple of series.
> This leads me to have around 20 active timers.
>
> It seems that the more timers you have the slower VDR (1.3.21) becomes. I
> normally get "max. latency time 2 seconds" in my syslog, however when I
> have 20 timers, I get "max. latency time 17 seconds". What's causing it to
> slow down so much?
>
> I've tried removing all plugins but if I leave the timers, I still get this
> long latency and the OSD becomes really slow.

You could do some profiling with gprof.
To that you need to link vdr with -- hmm -- I think gp (read: add -lgp when 
linking), then run it inside gprof (gprof vdr ....).

--Stefan



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