[mythtv-users] Why are all my recordings expired almost immediately? (v0.19)

chris at cpr.homelinux.net chris at cpr.homelinux.net
Thu Aug 10 04:20:54 UTC 2006

On Wed, Aug 09, 2006 at 09:16:07PM +0200, Gert-Jan Bilt, van de wrote:
> I do not have too much disk space available at the moment, around 
> 12 GB, but I have also set the bitrate a bit lower then default, 
> giving about 1.5 GB/hour of recording quality. The setting for 
> "keep available" is at 2 GB. This should be enough to store at 
> least 3 hours of recording before it should expire I imagine. Yet 
> all the recordings keep vanishing. 

What filesystem are you using?  How big is your partition?  Where 
are you reading the free-space figure (`df` or the mythfrontend 

If you're using ext2/3 then you may be running into the root 

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