[mythtv-users] Avoiding hard disk full messages

The GUIGuy linux at finalfiler.com
Thu Dec 16 19:46:53 UTC 2010

On 17/12/10 06:20, Joseph Fry wrote:
>     http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Frequently_Asked_Questions#Why_aren.27t_my_new_recordings_showing_up_in_Watch_Recordings.3F
>     and if that's not the problem, you should run:
>     http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/find_orphans.py
>     to verify that the files are not associated with any database
>     metadata.  If they're truly orphaned video files, you can then
>     delete them with rm (which is easy to do by taking the output of
>     find_orphans.py, putting it in an editor and using search/replace to
>     change the list of orphaned video files (and snapshots) to
>     rm /srv/mounts/twotb_1/video/2054_20080225110000.mpg
>     rm /srv/mounts/myth0_1/video/4122_20101013113500.mpg.png

OK, it's not reporting any video files in /var/lib/mythtv/recordings as 
invalid. Only a few png image files amounting to about 5M are invalid.

However, I just noticed that the files in /var/lib/mythtv/recordings 
belong to root, not mythtv. Could that be an issue?


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