[mythtv-users] MythTV causing System to break down!
kuphal at dls.net
Wed Aug 9 13:26:39 UTC 2006
Jean-Marc Melchior wrote:
> 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
> the dev/hda2 only holds a minimal amount of packages from the Fedora
> Core 5 installation, so it shouldn't be anywhere close to 10GB, of
> course it holds the user folders and therefore some of the MythTV
> files are on it, so I am guessing that it must be log files or
> something like that that blow it up.
> So my questions are:
> 1) how can I find which files MythTV is saving here to blow up disk
> 2) how could I move everything MythTV related to /video (which I
> probably won't be able to do, because Im not really familiar with MySQL
> 3) obviously I cant get in X right now so how do i do everything from
> the command line?
> well I now that this is a noob question, but I tried my very best to
> figure everything out myself, and Ive been stuck with this for 2
> days, and I just cant figure out how to solve this
Did you open up your MythWeb to the Internet? This has often been seen
when robots like Google/Yahoo browse your site and then delete all your
recordings by clicking on the links.
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