[mythtv-users] Mythtv filling up disk space?

David Campbell dave at cpfc.org
Mon Jun 4 15:12:48 UTC 2007

Jonathan Seawright wrote:
> Well It has happened again... MythTV has filled up my diskspace somehow (on a 300GB HDD, the only one in my LVM) and I'm not sure what is causing it. Any ideas? (It couldn't be the recordings it does of LiveTV could it? I am referring to the ones that allow you to fast forward/rewind...)
> The problem seemed to start when I started ripping a dvd using an external program outside of MythTV's frontend (mythTV launched it)... I couldn't download any files... 
> Does MythTV do logging somewhere? If so, I think that it could be logging so much that it fills up my drive? 
> Completely consfused,

What is the output of

du -sh /var/lib/mysql/ && ls -l $_


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