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

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Wed Jun 29 22:08:58 UTC 2005

On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 05:25:30PM +0000, danielk at cuymedia.net wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Jun 2005 10:58 , 'Joseph A. Caputo' <jcaputo1 at comcast.net> sent:
> >(1) if your auto-expire space threshold  is not at least as large as 
> >the max number of bytes a recording could consume in , you could 
> >still run out of space (not too likely, but possible)
> >(2) if auto-expire runs, but there's nothing that can be expired, you're 
> >hosed
> >Bottom line is still, to *guarantee* you won't run out of space 
> >mid-recording, you must set the new recording space threshold high 
> >enough, figuring in factors like multiple tuners and transcoding jobs 
> >that may also consume space.
> Actually, the code in SVN guarantees that you won't run out of space if

How? Does it run an emergency auto-expire if the space is getting low?

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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