[mythtv-users] Root partition on MythTV machine filling up
jaw1959 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 7 04:19:55 UTC 2008
BTW, I was running the original release of Mythbuntu when it happened, which
I believe uses 20.2.
On Feb 6, 2008 11:19 PM, Josh White <jaw1959 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had the same problem, and found a 15.6GB log file (my fronted sports a
> 20gb drive, so once you account for the default swap file, etc, I didn't
> have much room left). I never really found the cause; I simply turned
> logging off on that machine (frontend only).
> On Feb 6, 2008 10:59 PM, Dave M G <martin at autotelic.com> wrote:
> > MythTV,
> > I have a machine dedicated to MythTV, using the Mythbuntu setup.
> > It's partitioned so that the /home directory is a separate partition,
> > and all video data is stored there. All recorded tv shows and any other
> > media I'm aware of.
> > Recently, when doing a system update, it failed because the root
> > partition was completely full.
> > I couldn't figure out where or why the root partition was filling up.
> > Nothing in the /tmp directory or anywhere else I could think to look.
> > But it must be MythTV related, because MythTV is the only thing it does,
> > 24/7.
> > I've temporarily solved the problem by doubling the size of the root
> > partition.
> > But I worry that in the future I'm just going to see this happen again.
> > Any tips on what might be the cause of filling up the root partition?
> > Many thanks for any advice.
> > --
> > Dave M G
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