[mythtv] LiveTV Recordings question
jdonavan at jdonavan.net
Tue Dec 20 06:42:12 EST 2005
Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> Todd Tidwell wrote:
>> How about, then, a simple "Autoexpire LiveTV Recordings After
>> Viewing" that
>> just simply means they get autoexpired as soon as you change the
>> channel or
>> stop viewing LiveTV? That doesn't seem like it would burden anyone
>> in terms
>> of adding to the complexity.
> The answer here basically boils down to: You're thinking of your
> MythTV box like a computer and not like a DVR. Why do you care how
> much disk space is being used currently by recordings that you cannot
> see from the UI and will be removed automatically to make space for
> other recordings?
Because MythMusic, MythDVD, MythVideo, and MythGallery have no way to
gain extra space on the disk? Myth is a whole lot more than just
recording TV. I've not mucked around with the new LiveTV code but I can
understand why some folks would be concerned about drive space.
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