[mythtv-users] MythTV to MythVideo, best and easiest solution for Mythbuntu 10.4?

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Fri May 7 22:51:53 UTC 2010

On 5/7/2010 17:26, Sven Bretfeld wrote:
> 2. Assign /var/lib/mythtv/collection to this group.
> 3. Use this folder as a mountpoint for a large disk (in my case a 1TB
>     external drive, so I didn't need to reinstall).

No.  You either want to mount to /var/lib/mythtv or record to 
/var/lib/mythtv/collection/recordings.  You never want to tell MythTV to 
record to the root of a filesystem.  MythTV will record to that folder 
at any time that folder exists.  If the disk is not mounted, the folder 
would still exist, and MythTV would record to the parent file system, 
which could cause other unintended behavior.

> Just one question remains. Is there a way to globally exclude this
> storage group from expiring?

No. You have to set that for each record rule you want to not expire.

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