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Strange calculation of finishing time (ETA)

Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:44 pm
by Peter2
I started a job with some thousand files, and in the beginning the calculation of end-time seem to be OK.
After 30 min I got strange results: "rest time 0 sec / rest job 0%; ETA in the past" - see image
10 min later the calculation was correct again ..

Re: Strange calculation of finishing time (ETA)

Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:00 am
by xnview
do you use multiple core' option?

Re: Strange calculation of finishing time (ETA)

Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:03 pm
by Peter2
xnview wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:00 am
do you use multiple core' option?
No, not active.

Re: Strange calculation of finishing time (ETA)

Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:15 am
by xnview
Peter2 wrote:
Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:03 pm
xnview wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:00 am
do you use multiple core' option?
No, not active.
and you can reproduce?

Re: Strange calculation of finishing time (ETA)

Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 9:03 am
by Peter2
Peter2 wrote:
Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:03 pm
xnview wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:00 am
do you use multiple core' option?
No, not active.
I see the problem - the "multi-core" option does not care about the toggle box; it uses always the settings from the slider, although the toggle is switched off.
Bug or feature?

So the correct answer is:
Yes, the software used "multiple core" although I thought that it is not activated.

Re: Strange calculation of finishing time (ETA)

Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:21 am
by xnview
Peter2 wrote:
Mon Apr 20, 2020 9:03 am
I see the problem - the "multi-core" option does not care about the toggle box; it uses always the settings from the slider, although the toggle is switched off.
But you can't change the slider is toggle is off

Re: Strange calculation of finishing time (ETA)

Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:39 am
by Peter2
xnview wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:21 am
But you can't change the slider is toggle is off
Right. But it seems that it uses always the value from the slider, also when it is switched off.
And when "greyed out" I understand it says "use only 1 core, no matter what position the slider has". But maybe I misinterpret something.

Re: Strange calculation of finishing time (ETA)

Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:08 pm
by xnview
Peter2 wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:39 am
xnview wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 9:21 am
But you can't change the slider is toggle is off
Right. But it seems that it uses always the value from the slider, also when it is switched off.
And when "greyed out" I understand it says "use only 1 core, no matter what position the slider has". But maybe I misinterpret something.
Why do you think that it use more than 1 core?

Re: Strange calculation of finishing time (ETA)

Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:43 pm
by Peter2
xnview wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:08 pm
Why do you think that it use more than 1 core?
I sent you a PM with a screencast.

Re: Strange calculation of finishing time (ETA)

Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 2:13 pm
by xnview
Peter2 wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:43 pm
xnview wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:08 pm
Why do you think that it use more than 1 core?
I sent you a PM with a screencast.
Ok, in the log we can see that each 'load' is followed by a 'save' so multi core is not used to process files, but if you use a resize action, it can use more than 1 core.

Re: Strange calculation of finishing time (ETA)

Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:28 pm
by Peter2
I saw a correlation between slider settings and CPU-load, but if it's OK I'm happy :D