[mythtv-users] possible bug in backend

Cedric Tefft cedric at phreaker.net
Sun Sep 12 22:24:17 EDT 2004


Craig Rindy wrote:

> Has anyone else run into a problem with their storage needlessly 
> depleting?  Try recording something and deleting it without restarting 
> the backend, then run:
>
> lsof -c mythbackend
>
> and see if there are files opened for read access which are deleted.  
> I've been needing to restart the backend everytime I want to reclaim 
> disk space from deleted recordings for a few weeks now, and it's 
> getting annoying, so I wanted to see if anyone else has this problem 
> and submit a bug report if so.
>
> I'm using MythTV CVS from yesterday, Debian sid, ext3, and Debian 
> 2.6.7 kernel with LIRC and HD2000 patches.


I just checked and I don't have this problem, running CVS from a couple 
days ago, Fedora Core 2, self-compiled 2.6.7 kernel, ext3.  Maybe it's 
an LVM/raid problem (I'm running neither) or something about the Debian 
kernel?

- Cedric



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