[mythtv-users] Recording Storage Limit

Adam Windisch dracovolans at live.com
Thu Jan 26 20:39:57 UTC 2012

Sorry I was unable to provide logs.  I could never get the messages on 
the screen when it happened.  Thanks for getting the bug fix in the 

Is there a ticket # that I can track the progress?  The wife is getting frustrated with all of her shows being erased before she can watch them.


> Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 11:42:05 -0500
> From: raymond at wagnerrp.com
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Recording Storage Limit
> On 1/25/2012 10:37, Andre wrote:
> > On 25 Jan 2012, at 02:38, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> >> So, it turns out that a user came into IRC with the same issue and
> >> provided the logs.  Raymond Wagner found the bug and we'll be fixing it,
> >> soon--at least in unstable/development.  Not sure at this point whether
> >> we'll also put a fix in for 0.24-fixes or just say that 0.25 is the
> >> first to support very large storage arrays (>8TB).
> > Does this affect total storage group size or just single directory?
> It is based off total free space per filesystem on 32-bit systems.  The 
> type used to store the free space is variable depending on the system, 
> which leads to problems when any individual filesystem's free space 
> exceeds 2TB, and flip-flops in 2TB increments.  You can record properly 
> if you have 4-6TB or 8-10TB free, but 2-4TB or 6-8TB free causes false 
> positives in the auto-expirer.
> > Is there a bug report that details it yet?
> No.
> > I was just about to add some more storage to my ~6TB 0.24 system so maybe I'll shift some things to videos and wait a while...
> As long as you're not recording to a striped array on a 32-bit system, 
> it should not affect you.
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