[mythtv] Re: New idea for storing recordings to disks

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Wed Jun 29 01:28:15 UTC 2005

On Tuesday 28 June 2005 09:24 pm, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 28, 2005 at 07:57:43PM -0500, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> > Except the script would tend to get complicated in disk full situations
> > where Myth already has much of the functionality built in for that, it
> > only needs to understand that RecordFilePrefix can be something other
> > than a single value from the settings table.  Plus, this opens the door
> > for a wide range of features related to disk management that can enhance
> > the product.
> How would it know whether a particular location has sufficient disk
> space for a scheduled recording?

Especially for recording types where we have no control over the bitrate 
(rtjpeg, dvb, atsc, etc).  Can only be reactive in that situation, and 
delete/move other things as space gets filled.  Moving files around after 
they've been recorded completely gets around this problem.



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