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Nick F Ryman-Tubb at MindsI
2004-03-14, 12:23
Hello

Thanks

There is only slimserver.exe in that directory (not just slim.exe), and I
tried this with the --d_info, it ran but then just returned to the prompt.

As a thought, it would be useful if the web interface perhaps had a "status"
page added?

Nick




-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of kdf
Sent: 14 March 2004 19:08
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] Sever idle but using a lot of processor time


Quoting Nick F Ryman-Tubb at MindsI <nrt (AT) mindsitech (DOT) com>:

> Dean
>
> It seems to be hogging the processor again - when I restart my server. I
am
> on a 2.8Ghz XP Pro PC, 1Gb RAM. The slimsvc.exe is taking some 86% of CPU
> time (and 44Mb memory) and has been doing this for about 30 mins since
> restart. There is almost nothing else running on the PC at all (not that
it
> would get a chance). I have all the various cache options turned on in
> "server settings".
>
> How can I tell what it is doing? Is there a status page to view what the
> server is doing, as 30 mins is a LOT of processing. It must be processing
my
> files again (but there was no need!). I have approx 5,500 songs, about
21Gb
> (all MP3).
>
> It has just dropped to 25% and has been at that for the last 20 mins! Any
> ideas how I can find out what the server is doing (I see the memory
> allocated is creeping up, now at 46.104Mb).
>
> It is frustrating at start up!

This is probably the music scan. You can go into server settings,
additional,
performance, and set MP3 Tag Cache to on. This may help. To see more of
what
is going on, open a command prompt (start, run.., cmd.exe). run c:\program
files\slimserver\server\slim.exe --d_info.

-kdf

kdf
2004-03-14, 12:41
Quoting Nick F Ryman-Tubb at MindsI <nrt (AT) mindsitech (DOT) com>:

> Hello
>
> Thanks
>
> There is only slimserver.exe in that directory (not just slim.exe), and I
> tried this with the --d_info, it ran but then just returned to the prompt.
>
> As a thought, it would be useful if the web interface perhaps had a "status"
> page added?
>
> Nick

There is. Server settings, additional, debugging. check d_info, then change.
You will then get message at the top which includes a link to the log output.

slim.exe does exist, by default slimserver.exe installs to c:\program
files\slimserver\. slim.exe is then found in c:\program
files\slimserver\server\. I dont use the windows version, so I might be a touch
off on my recall. trying doing a search if all else fails. The importance of
running fromt he command prompt is that you can see what goes on from the start.
Web interface requires that you wait a while until the http server is accpeting
connections and the cpu loading that you describe subsides enough for you to
navigate those pages.

-kdf

>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of kdf
> Sent: 14 March 2004 19:08
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Sever idle but using a lot of processor time
>
>
> Quoting Nick F Ryman-Tubb at MindsI <nrt (AT) mindsitech (DOT) com>:
>
> > Dean
> >
> > It seems to be hogging the processor again - when I restart my server. I
> am
> > on a 2.8Ghz XP Pro PC, 1Gb RAM. The slimsvc.exe is taking some 86% of CPU
> > time (and 44Mb memory) and has been doing this for about 30 mins since
> > restart. There is almost nothing else running on the PC at all (not that
> it
> > would get a chance). I have all the various cache options turned on in
> > "server settings".
> >
> > How can I tell what it is doing? Is there a status page to view what the
> > server is doing, as 30 mins is a LOT of processing. It must be processing
> my
> > files again (but there was no need!). I have approx 5,500 songs, about
> 21Gb
> > (all MP3).
> >
> > It has just dropped to 25% and has been at that for the last 20 mins! Any
> > ideas how I can find out what the server is doing (I see the memory
> > allocated is creeping up, now at 46.104Mb).
> >
> > It is frustrating at start up!
>
> This is probably the music scan. You can go into server settings,
> additional,
> performance, and set MP3 Tag Cache to on. This may help. To see more of
> what
> is going on, open a command prompt (start, run.., cmd.exe). run c:\program
> files\slimserver\server\slim.exe --d_info.
>
> -kdf
>