[MPlayer-users] mplayer frosen after 5 hours of playing
crimedog at wp.pl
Mon Apr 18 23:39:42 CEST 2005
Dnia 18-04-2005, pon o godzinie 14:42 -0400, Rich Felker napisał(a):
> On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 07:15:08PM +0200, Konrad Materka wrote:
> > Dnia 18-04-2005, pon o godzinie 09:00 -0700, RC napisa?(a):
> > > On Mon, 18 Apr 2005 09:53:44 +0200
> > > "Maxipoint Rep Office" <maxipoint at st.htnet.hr> wrote:
> > >
> > > > After 5-6 hours of playing PC was be frosen.. mplayer process is on
> > > > 99% and video stay stop on TV screen, and I must restart PC
> > >
> > > First off, are you running mplayer as root? If you are, you shouldn't
> > > be (unless you have a very good reason to require it). If you're not,
> > > then it's obviously not a problem with mplayer, as no non-root program
> > > should be able to crash a system.
> > What about memory leaks? I got hangs after 2 hours of movie using
> > gmplayer (pre6). Maybe he had the same problem?
> A memory leak in a userspace program cannot crash the system. This is
> not windows...
Hmm, not crash, but make system extremely slow. I know this from my
experience, that 20 kb of free memory (SWAP of course, "real" memory was
filled with crap) can make system unusable. Kernel 2.6. Debian. Amen.
With kindest regards:
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