[mythtv-users] MythTV causing System to break down!

Tino Keitel tino.keitel at gmx.de
Wed Aug 9 06:17:59 UTC 2006

On Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 22:40:36 -0500, Jean-Marc Melchior wrote:
> Hello,
> as only an intermediate level linux user I was able to set up MythTV  
> and customize it to my liking.
> However recently I got hunted by this "mysterious" phenomenon, after  
> a certain amount of time MythTV stops recording and all recorded  
> shows are deleted, which is really weird.
> After seeing this I realized that the problem is that my dev/hda2 is  
> running out of diskspace.
> I partitioned my 160GB Disk like this:
> dev/hda1	/boot	100MB	ext3
> dev/hda2	/		10GB	ext3
> dev/hda3	/swap	512MB	swap
> dev/hda5	/video	140GB	jfs

I think the reason is that the MythTV recordings are stored somewhere
in /. You might run mythtv-setup, go to the second screen of the
general settings and adjust the location for recordings to be somewhere
on /video.


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