[mythtv-users] LiveTV auto recording? Harddrive filling up.
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
> I also ran into it during the Olympics, from where we had very long
> 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
> haven't seen that again though.
> So there is definitely an issue here, but not necessarily the
> philosophy, but
> implementation quirks.
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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