[mythtv-users] Please explain

Dag Nygren dag at newtech.fi
Wed Dec 14 17:08:40 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.
> Yup.

OK, Thanks for confirming that. Wonder why it didn't work for me though.

Will it throw out  LiveTV first or are my shows marked "autoexpire" at the same

> 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 
> full.

Not as long as the shows are left alone as long as there are pieces of
LiveTV that can do the trick.

Thanks for explaining

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