[mythtv] Fwd: [mythtv-users] Myth autoexpiring brand new shows

Yeechang Lee ylee at pobox.com
Tue Oct 14 17:23:01 UTC 2008

Jonathan Larson <jtlarson at u.washington.edu> says:
> My recent observations
> (http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/ 352639#352639)
> lead me to believe that you can set 'SGweightLocalStarting' to 0 and
> myth will prefer the local drives only till they run short on space;
> at which point it start sending content to networked drives. This is
> working for me so far--I'm just waiting to see what happens when I
> run out of free space on all drives.

The setting definitely helps and should be made the default, but is
not a cure-all once all drives are full.

Keep your eye on #5746; I've been trying it for the past two weeks and
have been in touch with John Fulton about a possble improvement.

Frontend:		P4 3.0GHz, 1.5TB software RAID 5 array
Backend:		Quad-core Xeon 1.6GHz, 6.6TB sw RAID 6
Video inputs:		Four high-definition over FireWire/OTA
Accessories:		47" 1080p LCD, 5.1 digital, and MX-600

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