[mythtv-users] AutoExpire: Oldest Show First, yet newly recorded shows still expire...
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 02:18:22 UTC 2011
On Sun, Jul 17, 2011 at 3:58 PM, Thomas Boehm
<mythtv-users at lists.boehmi.net> wrote:
> On 16/07/11 21:05, Steven Adeff wrote:
>> I have had Myth make some odd decisions in what shows to expire to
>> clear up space. I have a lot of space so I decided to set it to Oldest
>> Show First since that basically means stuff recorded 2+ weeks ago get
>> deleted which is more than enough time for us to actually watch them.
>> anyway, since then I've noticed that Myth still expires new-ish
>> recordings (from as soon as earlier that day). can someone help me
>> troubleshoot to find out why this is happening?
> Do these recording have a lower priority than the older ones. MythTV
> deletes recordings with a lower priority first if you set it to. Have a
> look in the settings of your frontend (Utilities/Setup -> Setup -> TV
> Settings -> General 2. Page) and change it.
nope, some actually have pretty high priority (like 40 vs ones with 10
that it did not delete)
Before you ask, read the FAQ!
then search the Wiki, and this list,
Mailinglist etiquette -
More information about the mythtv-users