[mythtv-users] Please explain

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Thu Dec 15 15:34:03 EST 2005

On Thursday 15 December 2005 15:29, Greg Estabrooks wrote:
> > 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
>  Well you can set a limit on how much space recordings are allowed to take
> up..... so how is this different ?
>  OLD :
>     LiveTV Max Size = BLAH
>     Recordings Max Size = BLAH2
>  New
>     Recordings+LiveTV Max Size = BLAH3
>  Just set BLAH3 to what you want it to be (or set it to BLAH2 + BLAH).
> LiveTV items will always get removed first so you are no worse off than
> before.
> > Are the live-tv recordings deleted once you leave live-tv or do they
> > remain until they auto expire?
>  They auto expire. At they are expired before any regular recordings do
> so you wont loose a recording unless all livetv is already gone.

Does the MythStatus page's free space calculation take into account these 
little peices of livetv recordings?


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