[mythtv-users] Deleted Recordings Not Being Removed
Hika van den Hoven
hikavdh at gmail.com
Sat Mar 20 20:04:00 UTC 2021
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?
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.
Hika mailto:hikavdh at gmail.com
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