[mythtv-users] Deleting Recordings does not release Disk Space
curtis at stanfordcomputing.com
Thu Oct 14 15:48:36 UTC 2004
On Oct 14, 2004, at 9:30 AM, Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> On Thursday 14 October 2004 11:00, Aaron Frerichs wrote:
>>> Slight correction... AFAIK, NFS does not "combine" disparate
>>> filesystems. All NFS does it allow you to export a filesystem or
>>> portion of a filesystem from one system, and mount the exported
>>> filesystem on another machine on the network. It's similar to the
>>> you'd use Samba (or Windows) shares.
>> I am seeing this problem also. It really isn't much of an issue for
>> me, but I thought since Isaac said it could be fixed by sharing files
>> over NFS that I would give that a try. I know how to set up NFS, but
>> I only use remote frontends, so how would I get a remote frontend to
>> use the files shared by NFS instead of having the backend server
>> stream to it?
> I've never set up a remote frontend myself, but I believe if you mount
> the NFS share under the same path name as it exists on the backend
> server, then mythfrontend will look there first for recordings before
> trying to stream from the backend.
> i.e., if your recordings are in /mnt/store/mythtv on the backend, then
> mount the NFS export under /mnt/store/mythtv on the remote frontend.
I've been running a remote frontend since day 1 and have never used NFS
to mount my recordings. I've also never had this problem deleting
What's the point of having the backend if you have to mount the
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