[mythtv-users] Feature request: upcoming recordings disk usage

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Nov 4 04:39:13 UTC 2007

On 11/03/2007 02:30 PM, Preston Crow wrote:
> It would be really nice if the upcoming recording screen would warn
> about running out of disk space.  If Myth knew the bitrate for each
> show, this would be easy.  For shows encoded locally, that's easy.  For
> digital shows (e.g., QAM and ATSC), it would require tracking an average
> bitrate for shows previously recorded on that channel, which seems like
> a relatively easy thing to track.
> It would be an estimate, but it should be good enough to be helpful.

However, Myth will never run out of space unless you disable autoexpire
on all your recordings, in which case you're saying you want to manually
manage space, so--IMHO, it's your problem, not Myth's.  :)


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