[mythtv-users] Deleted Recordings Not Being Removed

Hika van den Hoven hikavdh at gmail.com
Sat Mar 20 20:04:00 UTC 2021

Hoi Jay,

Saturday, March 20, 2021, 8:24:41 PM, you wrote:

> I am using MythTV 0.28.  I have long ago set up a Deleted Recordings 
> Group and configured mythtv to remove recordings from there after 24 
> hours.  This gives me an easy 1 day undo option.  This has worked fine
> for years.

> Looking at the backend status from mythweb, I see almost 600 GB of space
> used by deleted recordings.  That seems like a lot to me, since they 
> should be removed within 24 hours of me deleting the recording.

> Using the Recorded Programs from mythweb and selecting the Deleted group
> shows 222 programs in that group.  This looks like something has gone 
> wrong with mythtv removing deleted recordings.

> Any ideas how to fix this?

> Jay
> _______________________________________________

I doubt you set up this group, as it is a system group. Default
behavior is to keep deleted recordings until the space is needed, but
you can change it in the settings. Look there.

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