[mythtv-users] possible bug in backend

Craig Rindy developstuff at qwest.net
Sun Sep 12 23:42:41 EDT 2004

I was wondering about RAID as a possible wrench in the machine.  I'm using raid-0, and I've run "fsck.ext3 -f /dev/md0" reporting no problems, so it should act like any other ext3 file system.  Is anyone else striping with raidtools2?

Cedric Tefft wrote:
> Craig Rindy wrote:
>> Has anyone else run into a problem with their storage needlessly 
>> depleting?  Try recording something and deleting it without restarting 
>> the backend, then run:
>> lsof -c mythbackend
>> and see if there are files opened for read access which are deleted.  
>> I've been needing to restart the backend everytime I want to reclaim 
>> disk space from deleted recordings for a few weeks now, and it's 
>> getting annoying, so I wanted to see if anyone else has this problem 
>> and submit a bug report if so.
>> I'm using MythTV CVS from yesterday, Debian sid, ext3, and Debian 
>> 2.6.7 kernel with LIRC and HD2000 patches.
> I just checked and I don't have this problem, running CVS from a couple 
> days ago, Fedora Core 2, self-compiled 2.6.7 kernel, ext3.  Maybe it's 
> an LVM/raid problem (I'm running neither) or something about the Debian 
> kernel?
> - Cedric

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