[mythtv-users] 0.22 mythbackend again did not delete expired shows!

Duncan Brown mythtv at duncb.co.uk
Wed Nov 11 18:16:59 UTC 2009

Steven Adeff wrote:
> well after running fine for about a week, mythbackend decided to not
> delete any files and allow the recording drive to fill up. so again I
> have to arbitrarily delete a recording to give mythbackend room to
> launch and hopefully fix itself.
> does anyone have any idea how I can troubleshoot this? even a -v all
> doesn't say anything other than "sorry nothing to expire" when there
> are clearly plenty of recordings on the to be expired list....
I had this problem when I first upgraded (you can see my posts in the 
archive from a few weeks back.)

In my case the recorded program table had crashed, try running 
optimize_db and see if your expire list gets populated


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