[mythtv-users] Myth autoexpiring brand new shows

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Aug 27 01:43:30 UTC 2008

On 08/26/2008 09:28 PM, Enigma wrote:
> ylee wrote:
>> There is a 
>> simple solution (if I understand the weightings right): Set
>> SGweightLocalStarting to 0 by default.
> I am not sure that will alleviate the issue unless all the disks are the
> same size.  If I understand the weighting right (which I obviously didn't at
> the first of this thread, so take this all with a grain of salt) setting my
> SGlocalStartingWeight to 0 should alleviate the symptoms, but not eliminate
> the issue.  It should cause it to round-robin the recordings but since one
> of my disks is much bigger than the other 2, that disk will still retain
> much older recordings than the other 2 disks.  Since one of my disks is 1.1
> TB and the others are 200 GB, I would have to set the weighting so it
> records 5.5x more shows (in size) to the big disk in order to balance the
> auto-expiring.  It should be the same if you have different drive sizes
> locally, Myth will (should?) be expiring more recent recordings on your
> smaller drive than it is on your bigger drive.

Right, the proper solution is for someone to write the code that Chris 
started and explained at 
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/297293#297293 .


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