[mythtv-users] AutoExpire: Oldest Show First, yet newly recorded shows still expire...

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 02:18:22 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 3:58 PM, Thomas Boehm
<mythtv-users at lists.boehmi.net> wrote:
> On 16/07/11 21:05, Steven Adeff wrote:
>> I have had Myth make some odd decisions in what shows to expire to
>> clear up space. I have a lot of space so I decided to set it to Oldest
>> Show First since that basically means stuff recorded 2+ weeks ago get
>> deleted which is more than enough time for us to actually watch them.
>> anyway, since then I've noticed that Myth still expires new-ish
>> recordings (from as soon as earlier that day). can someone help me
>> troubleshoot to find out why this is happening?
> Do these recording have a lower priority than the older ones. MythTV
> deletes recordings with a lower priority first if you set it to. Have a
> look in the settings of your frontend (Utilities/Setup -> Setup ->  TV
> Settings -> General 2. Page) and change it.

nope, some actually have pretty high priority (like 40 vs ones with 10
that it did not delete)

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