[mythtv-users] Enhancement idea: Warning in OSD when disk is getting full
Cristo Saulo Bolaņos Trujillo
cbolanos at telefonica.net
Mon Mar 20 13:01:11 UTC 2006
I believe the best way to do it is using cron, because it would be easy
to use any running monitor (mrtg, manually check, nagios, etc...) and
display on frontends.
On Mon, 2006-03-20 at 22:53 +1000, David Whyte wrote:
> I was thinking today that a possible enhancement to mythTV would be an
> OSD message that intermittently pops up on all frontends during
> playback to indicate that the recording disk space is getting low.
> I use a reliable technique to monitor my disk usage (as I always
> manage to fill the drives, even when I add more space) but sometimes I
> do forget to check my MRTG charts to check there is still space.
> This OSD message method would be particularly useful to indicate to
> the non-techie users in my family that they should go and remove their
> old recordings.
> I imagine a cron job could currently be employed to do this using
> mythnotify (those messages go to all frontends that are playing back,
> right??), however, a proper implementation with a configurable setting
> would be very sweet (IMHO of course).
> Any thoughts?
> Whytey - who can't code C++ for anything!
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