[mythtv-users] Disk Space UI

Bryan Murphy bryan.murphy at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 02:53:55 UTC 2008

On Jan 15, 2008 8:47 PM, David Whyte <david.whyte at gmail.com> wrote:
> Amen! I am glad I am not the only one who gets wound up with this.
> People bitch and moan about the time you spend setting up your system
> just right and then, once they realise just how cool it is, they bitch
> and moan when they can't record the whole world onto it!
> It is a good suggestion to perhaps do something with this.  Maybe an
> interim solution would be a cron job that runs every 5 mins and using
> mythnotify will popup an alert on all frontends (that are playing
> back) that there is only X GB or Y minutes of recording space left.
> That would be an easy thing to configure I imagine.
> Whytey

That's an interesting idea, unfortunately it mythnotify chokes on my
system.  When I send a message to the screen and it's playing a HD
video, the screen freezes until the message is done.  So much for that
idea. :)

Seriously though, a big red bar across the top of the screen... YOU
ARE ALMOST OUT OF SPACE! would go a long way imho.


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