[mythtv-users] KnoppMyth ver R5D1 -- HDa0 100% full

Dave lists at netsalve.com
Sun Sep 17 19:47:57 UTC 2006

On Sunday 17 September 2006 20:25, cossaboon.mythtv at mac.com wrote:
> Twice in as many days HDa0 (boot disk) has goon 100% full. Is this
> normal?
> I checked the logs, and there are a bunch of log in attempts, so I
> assumed the first time, I was hacked, and they did something, what, I
> have no idea, but Myth likes a bit of room on HDa0.
> So I upgraded to R5D1, and (dummy me) used the same usernames and
> passwords. I did that on Friday night, and today, 100% full on Disk
> HDa0.
> Now
> du -ah | sort -rn | more
> did not show a file bigger than a Meg (the drive partition is 4.4Gig).
> I did some drastic measures to get Myth working to save some
> recordings.... (RM the source directories of the Kernel).
> I am up, I will copy the files to my Mac, then try another 'upgrade'
> but use different passwords, (and for the time being removed the PAT
> statements from the Router).
> Question.... is there some process that could cause HDa0 to go 100%
> full? (I checked mail and there was none).
> Kevin Cossaboon
> 17293 Magic Mountain Dr
> Round Hill, VA 20141
> 540-338-5598
> kevin at cossaboon.net

In the R5C7 release there was a problem with logrotate which led to the mysql 
log file growing very large, very quickly. Try switching off mysql logging or 
check that logrotate is working correctly.


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