[mythtv-users] How does mythtv maintain the min free drive space?

Jack Trout witmore1 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 23:32:23 UTC 2004

Well I am not sure if other programs are using the same space, but I
know it attempts to expire old shows to remove them to make space for
newer shows, it generally expires the oldest show, unless that one has
the "do no expire" flag I guess the real acid test is to try it, I
never have

On Fri, 5 Nov 2004 15:50:01 -0500, William <wmunson at rochester.rr.com> wrote:
> I have a question about how mythtv maintains the free drive space minimum.
> If I have an application (network backup) that uses space on the myth video
> drive will the drive fill up or will mythtv maintain the min freespace
> regardless of if its recording or not. I am trying to figure out how much
> freespace to use. If it maintains the space regardless of source then its to
> my advantage to keep that number farly small.
> TIA,
> Bill
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