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Server keeps "processing" three movies over and over

taz420njtaz420nj Members, Plex Pass Posts: 58 Plex Pass
edited March 13 in Windows

Ok so I heard the fans on my server ramp up out of nowhere, and I found that it is "processing" these three movies over and over. Plex process is hogging a lot of CPU while it's doing it (which is why the fans ramped up). I have noticed in the past that in the clients the same movies will sort of "flash" in the poster view every once in a while, and I think this is the reason. When I stop/restart Plex, it just keeps on doing it. Why is it doing this? Logs attached.


  • dirtycajunricedirtycajunrice Validating, Plex Pass Posts: 169 Plex Pass
    Mar 13, 2018 14:29:29.344 [5096] ERROR - Exception extracting thumbnail from media file 'G:\Movies\Beverly.Hills.Cop.(1984)\Beverly.Hills.Cop.(1984).mkv' (Could not parse G:\Movies\Beverly.Hills.Cop.(1984)\Beverly.Hills.Cop.(1984).mkv (error=-1094995529): Invalid data found when processing input)

    That shows up in your logs over and over. Looks like its a partially corrupt file. Try getting another version for one of the files and see if it persists only with the other 2.

    Please remember to mark the appropriate answer(s) which solved your issue.

    My Setup:
    Plex Media Server: Ubuntu 16.04 VM
    Servers: 2x R620 each with 2x Xeon E5-2670 @ 2.60GHz / 96GB RAM
    Storage (SAN): Ubuntu 16.04 using NFS with 160TB (192TB / 2 RAID6 Pools MDADM > LVM > EXT4)
    Clients: iOS, WebUI, Nvidia Shield, Roku

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