[vdr] vdr 1.7.4 memory leak?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Apr 12 16:30:28 CEST 2009


On 04/12/09 16:20, martinez at embl.de wrote:
> I have setup an HTPC based on oxine + vdr
> It has 2gigs of RAM and another 2gigs of Swap space
> Upon booting it uses about 300megs of RAM.
> 
> 5 hours later (running vdr all this time)
> I notice most of the ram is in use.
> 
> Is this a known memory leak or a design feature?

Neither one ;-)

> If a known memory leak is there a patch for it or we need to wait for 1.7.5?

I have released version 1.7.5 earlier today.
Please test if it happens with this one, too.

> top - 16:15:00 up 45 min,  2 users,  load average: 1.06, 1.34, 1.45
> Tasks: 113 total,   1 running, 112 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
> Cpu(s): 21.2%us,  2.5%sy,  0.2%ni, 76.2%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si,  0.0%st
> Mem:   1811916k total,  1765156k used,    46760k free,    15640k buffers
> Swap:  2096472k total,     4972k used,  2091500k free,  1449112k cached
> 
>   PID USER      PR  NI  VIRT  RES  SHR S %CPU %MEM    TIME+  COMMAND
>  6486 root      20   0  203m  59m  19m S   16  3.4   5:18.98 oxine
>  6699 root      20   0  172m  11m 5680 S   14  0.7   5:06.00 vdr
>  6133 root      20   0 94144  50m  32m S    9  2.9   1:21.67 Xorg
>  6721 root      15  -5     0    0    0 S    2  0.0   0:37.73 cx88[0] dvb
>  6330 root      20   0 63672 2324 1752 S    1  0.1   0:16.44 CCcam.x86
>  6702 root      15  -5     0    0    0 S    1  0.0   0:12.24 kdvb-ad-0-fe-0
>     1 root      20   0  3056 1900  576 S    0  0.1   0:01.60 init

I dont' see a problem here.

Can you post the same info when the problem actually happens?

Klaus



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