[mythtv-users] LiveTV auto recording? Harddrive filling up.

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Mar 6 19:55:44 UTC 2006

On Mar 6, 2006, at 2:08 PM, Dag Nygren wrote:

> There is a problem here, but it is smaller than I thought from the  
> beginning.
> I also ran into it during the Olympics, from where we had very long  
> unbroken
> transmissions, 4-5 hours.
> At that time I also ran out of disk space because the autoexpire  
> will not
> expire an ongoing program.
> At this point Myth will crash miserably and give you a black screen.
> Another time running an SVN version I saw the autoexpire never kick  
> in,
> haven't seen that again though.
> So there is definitely an issue here, but not necessarily the  
> philosophy, but
> some
> implementation quirks.
> Dag

Sounds like the fix would be to add an option to split live tv after  
x (offered in 30 or 60 minute increments) minutes. It would act the  
same as exiting LiveTV and re-entering LiveTV to alleviate the  
unusually long program issue.

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