[mythtv-users] no recordings are going to the new recording group

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 04:36:17 UTC 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 8:24 PM, Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
> I feel like I am missing something pretty obvious so I am asking here.
> I created a shared folder on my windows box and successfully mounted
> that on my mythbox.  I can create a test text file as user mythtv so I
> know the permissions are fine (and here they are: drwxrwxrwx   1 root
> root       0 2009-11-24 20:14 video2).
> I then created a storage group that points to this mounted directory
> and myth can see it as evidenced by the backend status on the myth
> webpage:
> # MythTV Drive #2:
>    * Directory: localhost:/video2
>    * Total Space: 953,766 MB
>    * Space Used: 162,286 MB
>    * Space Free: 791,480 MB
> However, since creating this recording group, nothing has recorded to
> it and I have ~ 5 gigs on the other drive that myth uses.  I would
> think I would get recordings on the new drive given that it so much
> larger, but nothing yet.  I am not sure how to check to see if things
> have been expired/deleted so I don't know how critical the situation
> is.  Am I forgetting to do something obvious?

Never mind.  I think I figured this out.  I created a new recording
group when I should have just added a directory to the default group.
It seems to work now.

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