[mythtv-users] How big is your database on disk?

Richard Morton richard.e.morton at gmail.com
Fri Apr 22 12:01:55 UTC 2011


> $ sudo du -hs /var/lib/mysql/mythconverg/
> [sudo] password for myth:
> 241M    /var/lib/mysql/mythconverg/
>
>
> in the UK with 6 tuners; 4 freeview, 2 freesat (1 is virtual). circa 4
> tb of storage across mythvideo, mythmusic mythgame and recordings.
> including 17000 music tracks, 300 dvd rips, 900 recordings at any one
> moment, 100 recording rules, 200 channels, 7 day epg (eit).
>

of course the amount of previous recordings is also a factor; so your
database will grow with age. mine is now about 2 years old (I am
shocked to discover). From mythweb statistics page.

Number of shows:
992
Number of episodes:
13293
First recording:
Saturday April 4th, 2009
Last recording:
Friday April 22nd, 2011
Total Running Time:
2 years 17 days 1 hr 27 mins
Total Recorded:
1 year 4 months 1 day 12 hrs 48 mins
Percent of time spent recording:
10%


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