[mythtv-users] Please explain

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Thu Dec 15 15:21:15 EST 2005

On Thursday 15 December 2005 15:15, Adam Greenbaum wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 13:51 -0500, Isaac Richards wrote:
> > On Thursday 15 December 2005 13:49, Adam Greenbaum wrote:
> > > I haven't tried it yet but does the new live-tv pseudo recording code
> > > have an upper disk usage limit in the same way as the ring-buffer code
> > > used to? I can imagine this is going to cause problems for many users
> > > if not.
> >
> > Why would it cause problems?
> Well, as Jay mentioned it would stop df from being any use, resulting in
> never knowing how much space is actually free on the disk. This is more
> troublesome than the old method because you could always rely on the
> upper limit of the ring buffer in the past (This is obviously only
> relevant for non-dedicated myth partitions though).
> Are the live-tv recordings deleted once you leave live-tv or do they
> remain until they auto expire?

Ok, so, why aren't people bitching that df is useless because disk is always 
full unless they manually delete scheduled recordings?  This is exactly the 
same situation.

I mean, seriously come up with a valid reason why this would cause problems.  
Nobody has, yet.  Just mindless whining is all I've seen so far.


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