[mythtv-users] Cant delete programs when HD files up
catfish at halfdone.com
Mon Nov 28 19:46:59 EST 2005
Ben Edwards wrote:
> Firstly how come I cant delete programmes when I have filled up the
> drive, how can I stop this happening in the future.
> The most likely answer is that since the drive was full, mysql was no
> longer able to update the tables and mythtv couldn't append to the
Just to throw in my own experence. I setup my box with the / ext3 partition
10gigs (5gig free) and all my recordings into another reiserfs /video
partition. When the video partition is completely full I also have problems
where the frontend freezes when I attempt to delete a file. mysql, logs, and
such are on /, so I don't think it's a database problem. To fix the problem
I would mv a nuv file over to the / partition delete a recording and then
move the nuv file back. I'll have to try the blank file trick though since
it's quicker to rm and touch then move gig files between two partitions.
> Don't forget that some filesystems reserve a lot of space for root's
> exclusive use.
Not being much of a linux guy I didn't realize this and that would explain
why my programs where not expiring. I did some quick googling without luck
but is there a way to remove that reserve on my video partition, assuming it
applies to reiserfs?
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