[mythtv-users] Cant delete programs when HD files up

David Watkins watkinshome at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 07:16:03 EST 2005

On 28/11/05, Ben Edwards <funkytwig at gmail.com> wrote:
> I came back at the end of the weekend and my hard disk had filled up.
> When I tried to delete anything the frontend hung when I went to
> delete a probram and selected 'Delete it'.  I ended up hading to
> manually delete a old program media data for free up some room.  That
> did the trick and allowed me to delete other stuff. When I try to
> delete the entry from the media library relating to the manually
> deleted .nuv (Ime using a nava-t) file nothing happens.
> So I have two questions.
> Firstly how come I cant delete programmes when I have filled up the
> drive, how can I stop this happening in the future.
> Secondly how do I delete Media library entries which do not have any
> associated media (.nuv files).

Not sure if there are better ways now, but it used to be you had to
create a dummy file to match the database entry

$touch <filename>

and then do the delete.

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