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Emby for Kodi High CPU usage even when idle


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Hi all,

 

I've been using emby for a few years now and have hit my first problem !  Hoping someone may be able to help.

 

Long story short, following a clean reboot the system will idle at around 5% cpu usage then gradually increase until both cpu cores hit 50% and remain at that level.

 

This only occurs when the emby for kodi plugin is enabled.  If I disable and use Embycon instead, the system is at the usual 5%,

 

Setup :

 

LibreELEC - 8.2.5
 
Emby Server - 3.5.3.0 (now within a docker container)
 
Kodi Companion - 2.0.3.0
 
Emby Addon Beta - 3.1.32a (also tried stable)
 
Skin - Arctic Zephyr
 
 
The issue presented itself a month or so ago, with no changes to the system other than plugin updates.
 
I also have another box on the network with same specs & versions (less emby server), same skin which connects to the main emby server however I do not have the issue on that machine.
 
Debug logging doesn't show much other than the following every second. Unknown if it would drive up the CPU usage :
 
23:11:15.601 T:140286952945408  NOTICE: EMBY.helper.utils -> DEBUG:: ---[ event: plugin.video.emby/ReportProgressRequested ] "[{\"Report\": true}]"
23:11:16.589 T:140286952945408  NOTICE: EMBY.monitor -> DEBUG:: [ plugin.video.emby: ReportProgressRequested ] {
                                                "Report": true
                                            }
23:11:28.152 T:140286952945408  NOTICE: EMBY.helper.utils -> DEBUG:: ---[ event: plugin.video.emby/ReportProgressRequested ] "[{\"Report\": false}]"
23:11:29.469 T:140286952945408  NOTICE: EMBY.monitor -> DEBUG:: [ plugin.video.emby: ReportProgressRequested ] {
                                                "Report": false
                                            }
23:11:31.200 T:140286952945408  NOTICE: EMBY.helper.utils -> DEBUG:: ---[ event: plugin.video.emby/ReportProgressRequested ] "[{\"Report\": false}]"
23:11:32.128 T:140286952945408  NOTICE: EMBY.monitor -> DEBUG:: [ plugin.video.emby: ReportProgressRequested ] {
                                                "Report": false
                                            }
23:11:33.808 T:140286952945408  NOTICE: EMBY.helper.utils -> DEBUG:: ---[ event: plugin.video.emby/ReportProgressRequested ] "[{\"Report\": false}]"
23:11:34.655 T:140286952945408  NOTICE: EMBY.monitor -> DEBUG:: [ plugin.video.emby: ReportProgressRequested ] {
                                                "Report": false
                                            }
23:11:36.197 T:140286952945408  NOTICE: EMBY.helper.utils -> DEBUG:: ---[ event: plugin.video.emby/ReportProgressRequested ] "[{\"Report\": false}]"
23:11:37.283 T:140286952945408  NOTICE: EMBY.monitor -> DEBUG:: [ plugin.video.emby: ReportProgressRequested ] {
                                                "Report": false
                                            }

 

Could anyone please shed any light ?  I'm at a loss and could really do with the plugin working as Embycon doesn't support photos and music videos currently.

 

 

Thanks in advance for any help !

 

Neil

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sualfred

Please post a full normal log. Log snippets never help.

 

Q: With disabling Emby for Kodi you mean you also dropped the library or do you just disabled the addon?

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Hi sualfred,

 

Many thanks for the quick reply.   

 

No, the kodi library is still as per the emby for kodi sync.  I have just diabled the emby for kodi addon and enabled embycon.  Videos play via the video addons -> embycon, not the library itself.

 

OK I understand the need for a log.  When you say full normal log, is that the kodi.log, but without debugging enabled ?

 

 

Cheers,

 

Neil

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Ok thanks... All my logs seem to be debug, so I'll run a clean log tonight and upload tomorrow for you.

 

Thanks for your help, really appreciated.

 

Cheers,

 

Neil

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Hi sualfred,
 
So I cleared log and rebooted at 8pm ish.  CPU was around 5-10% and ramped up to 50% each core this morning.
 
For the log, I ripped two more movies and added to the directories.  I just let emby discover these itself.

 

Cheers,

 

Neil

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