[mythtv-users] undelete

Devan Lippman devan.lippman at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 00:14:27 EDT 2005

On 6/30/05, Chuck Vohs <fuzzie at vohslaw.com> wrote:
> I played with the transcoding settings, to try to remove the commercials.
> Running 0.17 Myth on a Gentoo box. I have a huge drive in there, and
> only 5 recorded shows (it's relatively new).
> My hard drive was 97% full yesterday. ps aux shows the transcoding just
> eating up resources, so I killed it, changed the settings back to not
> automatically transcode. I even rebooted.
> The disk space went back down to something insane like 23% full. Today,
> it is back up to 97% full and I don't see any thing in ps aux that is
> hogging the system.
> Help!
> Thanks.
> Chuck Vohs wrote:
> > Well, it appears my kids didn't delete anything. The tanscoding was
> > running and trying to remove the commercials...it ate all my space.
> >
> > Chuck Vohs wrote:
> >
> >> My kids deleted just about every recording on my myth box.
> >> The status still shows a lot of disk space used.
> >> Is there a way to recover these deleted recordings?
> >> Thanks in advance.

you might have more success using 'du' to figure out whats hogging all the 
disk space

Devan Lippman <devan at lippman.net>
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