[mythtv-users] Please explain

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Wed Dec 14 17:01:27 EST 2005

On Wednesday 14 December 2005 16:57, Jeff Simpson wrote:
> > If there is no reason, please consider giving us an hourly resolution
> > in the "Keep LiveTV on disk" setup. I cannot afford keeping 24G extra
> > free space on my disk, at least not all the time.
> You shouldn't need to, I'm pretty sure. The older live shows should be
> automatically
> set to auto-expire if more important recordings come along. The disk will
> be technically full, but should never run into a problem of being too full,
> since the
> programs recorded live will expire to make more room.


> I think maybe there should be an option for how much liveTV to keep on
> disk, either
> as a number of hours or as an amount of free space to keep (and when to
> delete liveTV
> vs when to delete commanded recordings).

I don't see how that's any different than just autoexpiring things, though.  
As long as the backend is running and the user has not individually disabled 
autoexpire for every recorded program, the disk will never be completely 


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