[vdr] vdr 1.4.1: Confused after /video full

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Jun 24 13:55:03 CEST 2006


Stone wrote:
> 
>     Didn't you get any "Not enough disk space to start recording!" messages?
>     VDR shouldn't even start a recording if there is less than 300MB of free
>     disk space.
> 
> 
> 
> What if a recording is started when there is 301MB of free space.  Will 
> VDR stop recording before it completely fills the disk?

If the disk runs nearly full during a recording, VDR tries to
remove old recordings to make space for new ones. If this isn't
possible, it will record until the disk is full.

> This might
> prevent the system from booting if the disk becomes completely filled 
> and there are no separate partitions for /video.

You really should use separate partitions for system and video data.

Klaus



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