[mythtv-users] Avoiding hard disk full messages

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Dec 16 19:18:52 UTC 2010

  On 12/16/2010 02:08 PM, Joseph Fry wrote:
>> I notice /var/mythtv/recordings has a couple of thousand files in it,
>> amounting to about 1.6T, yet the recording list in mythtv is empty. I would
>> have thought the mythtv housekeeping would be more timely?
> UHH... 1.6T worth of deleted (from mythtv) but undeleted (from the file
> system) recordings.  Something is WRONG.  That's not a housekeeping issue.

For example, archiving video files to a separate hard drive, to put them 
into MythVideo, using any procedure that does not use mythbackend to 
delete the recording after archiving would do this.

(In other words, direct DB editing could cause this.)


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