[mythtv-users] dvb-t delete old listings

Bruce Markey bjm at lvcm.com
Sat Dec 24 17:52:15 EST 2005

scott mccabe wrote:
> I discovered that my Mythconverg database appears to be increasing in 
> size continually and has now reached 180MB+. The problem is that the old 
> tv listings are not being deleted. I run mythtv0.18 with the automatic 
> over-the-air epg updates. Can anyone enlighten me on how to set things 
> up so that the database deletes after a few days. I currently have 
> listings going back over 6 months.

Are you running "mythfilldatabase" daily? This cleans out the
old program data, updates some lists, removes expired one time
record rules, etc. Even if you are getting listings "over-the-air"
you still need to run mfdb for these maintenance tasks.

--  bjm

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