[mythtv-users] Delete Oldest not working

Martin Moores moores.martin at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 15:20:40 UTC 2012

On 27 September 2012 16:09, Robert Dege <livemotion at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I want to keep exactly 15 episodes of Sesame Street on mythtv.  As new
> episodes record, the oldest shows should be deleted, with the exception of
> ones that specifically preserve.  I've been trying to get this to work over
> the past two weeks, with little success.
> At first, I tried to configure it using mythweb, but that didn't work
> (Recording Schedule -> Sesame Street -> No. of recordings to keep)
> I tried to configure it through mythfrontend, but that didn't work either
> (TV -> Schedule Recording -> Upcoming Recordings -> Sesame Street -> Edit
> Options -> Storage Options)
> After fiddling with the settings, mythweb, and mythfrontend had
> conflicting values.  mythfrontend showed 17 max shows (set as part of my
> testing), while mythweb still showed 15.  Both now reflect the same number
> of shows, yet myth is still recording past the max value.  Recorded
> programs shows 17 episodes have been recorded, with the latest show
> recorded this morning.
> What am I missing??
> -Rob
> Maybe the same as a recent post with a similar question:



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