[mythtv-users] Size of mythconverg database.

Paul Harrison mythtv at sky.com
Mon May 31 17:48:12 UTC 2010

On 31/05/10 18:21, Dave Day wrote:
> I am a relatively new user of Mythtv.  I installed Myth in February of
> this year and have been using the same database ever since.  Yesterday
> I noticed that the partition it is on was getting full.  One of the
> problems was that I originally assigned Myth Video to use that
> partition and then never moved its storage to a more spacious place.
> But I was also surprised to see that /var/lib/mysql which is where the
> mysql database lives has 11GB!!!  That makes me suspect that there is
> some required housekeeping that I am not doing.  I have a fairly
> simple Myth system of one backend with one HVR 1600.  I started with
> MythTV 22 and have switched to 23.
> Should the DB really be that big?  There are only two databases,
> mythconverg and test.
> What can I do to keep it more lean?
> Thanks,
> Dave

11GB isn't normal. Sound like you may have transaction logging enabled
or something like that.


Paul H.
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