[mythtv-users] Archive killed my MythTv box

Gordon O'Brien gordon at springwoodhouse.net
Tue Mar 6 18:07:49 UTC 2007

running df -h gives me:
Filesystem                     Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/rootvg-rootlv01    5.7G  5.5G     0 100% /
/dev/sda1                      145M   15M  123M  11% /boot
tmpfs                          501M     0  501M   0% /dev/shm
/dev/mapper/videovg-videolv01  219G   29G  180G  14% /video


From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org on behalf of Nick Morrott
Sent: Tue 06/03/2007 17:57
To: Discussion about mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Archive killed my MythTv box

On 06/03/07, Gordon O'Brien <gordon at springwoodhouse.net> wrote:
> Hi
> I was trying to burn a previously recorded movie using Myth Archive. (first
> time ever!)
> All seemed to be going well when the log vewer reported:
> File
> "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/_xmlplus/dom/expatbuilder.py",
> line 211, in parseFile parser.Parse("", True")
> ExpatError: no element found: line 1, column 0
> I tried it again with a different recording but MythTv reported 'No
> Recordings'. All my previously recordered programs had disappeared.
> I tried a full system reboot but the mythtv user account would not auto log
> in. When I logged in as root I got
> "not enough free disk space on /tmp"
> I must be putting some files in the wrong place as I know there is at least
> 200Gb free on my disk.
> I cannot log in via the GUI but when I used putty there doesn't appear to be
> much in the /tmp directory.

First things first, try

# df -h

to check disk usage across all filesystem, paying special attention to
the / and /tmp filesystems, if mounted separately.

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