[vdr] Externalplayer and high CPU load

Damien Bally biribi at free.fr
Sat Apr 8 08:47:00 CEST 2006


Hello

I'm running vdr 1.3.44 with externalplayer 0.1.0 on a Celeron M @ 1.3 
Ghz and a dxr3 card. It works OK, excepting the high cpu load.

Here is the output of top :

top - 19:34:00 up  7:51,  3 users,  load average: 1.87, 1.04, 0.54
Tasks:  47 total,   3 running,  44 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
Cpu(s): 21.6% us, 78.4% sy,  0.0% ni,  0.0% id,  0.0% wa,  0.0% hi,  0.0% si
Mem:    223016k total,   219052k used,     3964k free,    92176k buffers
Swap:   257000k total,        0k used,   257000k free,    82972k cached

PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
24528 damien    25   0 21452 3424  844 R 99.3  1.5   3:55.63 dxr3player
  4351 damien    16   0 96548  17m 2656 S  0.3  8.0   3:40.20 vdr

With dxr3player alone :

top - 19:39:03 up  7:56,  3 users,  load average: 0.14, 0.80, 0.61
Tasks:  43 total,   2 running,  41 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
Cpu(s):  2.0% us,  0.0% sy,  0.0% ni, 98.0% id,  0.0% wa,  0.0% hi,  0.0% si
Mem:    223016k total,   189556k used,    33460k free,    79832k buffers
Swap:   257000k total,        0k used,   257000k free,    82792k cached

   PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
24563 damien    15   0 21452 3456  872 S  2.0  1.5   0:02.00 dxr3player

Did anyone have the same problem and fix it ?

Thanks




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