[mythtv] Re: New idea for storing recordings to disks
kuphal at dls.net
Wed Jun 29 18:07:10 UTC 2005
Hamish Moffatt wrote:
>On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 12:02:04PM -0400, Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
>>On Wednesday 29 June 2005 11:31, Robert Tsai wrote:
>>>Is your point that Myth should just not bother recording at all if it
>>>thinks it might run out of space?
>>Actually, my *original* original point was simply that having multiple
>>storage locations would *not* really make it much more difficult (just
>>a little bit) for Myth to determine whether there is enough space to
>>start a recording or where to record it. Perhaps I didn't do a good
>>job of tying my original statements in to that conclusion... anyway,
>>we've drifted a bit off-topic...
>But will the users understand that their recording died because one
>particular storage location filled up, even though the others still had
Any user that would configure multiple locations would probably also be
well aware of the space concerns on ecah of them. Also, I would expect
that shortly after any such recording location patch was comitted that
the feature to allow recording on available partitions vs. auto-expire
would be included.
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