[mythtv-users] Enhancement Request

Jason Ward jasonfward at gmail.com
Sun Jun 20 17:23:40 UTC 2010

On 20 June 2010 17:45, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:

> Feature requests are done on the feature wishlist pages on the wiki.

Thanks, I could only found wishlist for addons, I will search again.

> MythTV will only attempt to record to folders that exist at time of
> recording.  That means if you have a folder on a partition not currently
> mounted, MythTV will bypass it and go onto the next folder.  This only works
> if you are recording to a subfolder of the mount.  If you are recording to
> the mountpoint itself, the folder will exist regardless of whether the
> partition is mounted, and MythTV will attempt to record to the parent
> partition.  It will perform write tests when you exit mythtv-setup, but I
> don't know if it performs similar checks prior to recording.

Then it seems it doesn't work, I do indeed record into a sub-directory, but
MythTV merrily said it was recording into a subfolder of a drive for several
hours yesterday that was no longer mounted at all.

> That sounds unreliable and trash worthy.

Perhaps so, but this is what I've got, and I have no money to do otherwise.
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