[mythtv-users] Live TV files not cleaned up
beww at beww.org
Mon May 14 16:45:03 UTC 2007
Mark Knecht wrote:
> On 5/14/07, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>> Mark Knecht wrote:
>>> From the email post there was a comment about changing the Watch
>>> Recordings filter to allow me to see and delete the Live TV files like
>>> normal recordings. I'm looking around in my frontend setup as well as
>>> in mythtv-setup but I cannot find this filter. do you know where it
>>> might be?
>> I think you are missing the point. Why would you want to delete the live
>> files? The system will do it for you, according to rules you set up, and
>> if you want empty space on the drive for some reason you can specify
>> precisely how much.
> No, but maybe you are. As I stated at the outset this is a new and
> possibly temporary storage drive. I'm trying to keep track of what's
> on the partitions and why.
> My backend doesn't have storage. Over the last 2 years I've used a
> remote machine with a large disk as an NFS data server for everyone in
> the house. It had a 300GB partition for Myth storage. I woke up this
> morning to find the whole server had gone down and won't reboot. Since
> the family wants to record today and I cannot fix that machine in an
> hour I'm going to set up a USB drive as temporary storage for Myth and
> wanted to know how it's being used.
Well whatever works for you. I was just trying to save you some possibly
needless time. I still don't see the connection between "wanting to know
how it's being used" and "needing to delete".
But I certainly meant no offense.
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