[mythtv-users] Buffer file not rolling
Joseph A. Caputo
jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Sat Oct 8 14:33:52 UTC 2005
Mitko Haralanov wrote:
>On Fri, 7 Oct 2005 12:10:38 -0400
>"Joseph A. Caputo" <jcaputo1 at comcast.net> wrote:
>>The ringbuffer will grow until it reaches the max size configured in the
>>database. Try setting your max ringbuffer size to a smaller value;
>>it's in mythtv-setup, a setting called "Live TV buffer (GB)".
>Well, my dedicated partition is 10GB and I set the live buffer to grow
>up to... well, 10GB. But there must be some number that is a bit off.
>I lowered it to 9GB so I'll see how it goes...
What filesystem are you using on that partition? Some filesystems
reserve a certain
percentage of space to be writable only by the root user, so on a 10 GB
may only be able to write about 9 GB as a normal user.
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