michael at thewatsonfamily
Oct 6, 2012, 2:20 PM
Post #7 of 7
On 7/10/2012 1:44 AM, Dave Brown wrote:
Re: Deleted recordings in limbo after upgrade to 0.25
[In reply to]
> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 6:09 PM, <cats22 [at] comcast
> <mailto:cats22 [at] comcast>> wrote:
> On 05/14/2012 12:32 PM, cats22 wrote:
> >> On 05/14/2012 11:18 AM, cats22 wrote:
> >>> Before my upgrade from 0.24 to 0.25 the default storage group
> was 95%
> >>> used, but about 50% of it was deleted recordings. I use the
> option of
> >>> keeping deleted recordings until the space is needed.
> >>> After upgrade, two days later I noticed there was nothing
> showing in
> >>> the deleted group in the frontend. I also noticed that newly
> >>> recordings showed in the deleted group for about 5 minutes then
> >>> disappeared.
> >>> I checked mythweb and saw that there were about 160 deleted
> >>> showing there.
> >>> I changed the frontend setting for how long to keep deleted
> >>> from 0 to -1 so that future deleted recordings are kept until
> space is
> >>> required.
> >>> Now the default storage group is 80% used and still there are
> some 160
> >>> recordings showing as deleted in MythWeb but none showing as
> >>> in the front end.
> >>> Since the usage went from 95% to 80% it must have purged some
> but not
> >>> all of the deleted recordings.
> >>> How do I get the 160 deleted recordings to show in the
> frontend, in
> >>> sync with MythWeb, and how to I get it to save those 160 deleted
> >>> recordings until space is needed?
> >> In Watch Recordings, if you hit MENU (once or twice, as
> required), then
> >> Change Group Filter, does it list "Deleted" as an available
> >> group? If so, select that and you should see the deleted
> > Yes "Deleted" is an available recording group. When I select
> that I see only 1 recording, this is one I deleted after setting
> the >"time to keep deleted recordings" to -1. The other 160 or so
> deleted recordings do not show there, but they do show in >MythWeb.
> >OK, then what do you mean by "MythWeb"? Which area? The "Recorded
> >Programs" page? Or are you saying that the backend status page
> >has nothing to do with MythWeb, but is also available in MythWeb)
> >a lot of "Space Used by Deleted Recordings"?
> Sorry about the quoting, I am using a web client which does not
> seem to handle it.
> In Mythweb, "Recorded Programs" page, there is a drop down list
> where you can select the recording group. It has options for "all
> recordings", "default" and "deleted".
> When I select "deleted" I see some 160 programs listed. As I
> mentioned originally, these do not show in the front end when I
> select the "deleted" group there.
> I am not sure what the backend status page says now. Before
> conversion it was showing some 50 GB available on each drive. I
> have altogether around 3 Terabytes spread over three drives.
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> Sorry to revive such an old thread but im having the same issue. This
> started in 0.25 and continues in 0.26. In mythweb>recorded
> programs>deleted programs is about 384 recordings. However, in the
> frontend there is only 1 which ive just deleted. Space on my 1TB
> drive is almost full and I can access the recordings from mythweb.
> Does anyone have any ideas??
Just a thought. Have you tried the flush_deleted_recgroup.pl ??
It lives at "/usr/share/doc/mythtv-backend/contrib/maintenance/" on a
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