[vdr] VDR deletes directories

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Oct 14 10:44:35 CEST 2006


Johannes Schoeller wrote:
> ...
> it's SO good to hear that i'm not alone with that 'problem'. in the
> #vdrportal irc noone had that problem.
> 
> i have video[0123] nfs-mounted. vdr runs as root. vdr creates all these
> directories and this is what syslog says:
> 
> Oct 10 00:10:02 vdr vdr: [3933] remove deleted recordings thread started
> (pid=3933, tid=3933)
> Oct 10 00:10:02 vdr vdr: [3933] removing recording
> /video0/Andromeda/S04E15_Die_letzte_Fahrt_ins_Nichts/2006-05-19.19.15.50.99.del
> Oct 10 00:11:47 vdr vdr: [3933] remove deleted recordings thread ended
> (pid=3933, tid=3933)
> 
> and guess what: this empty recording is still there. (using only 4k - so
> it's no big deal ;)
> 
> root at vdr:/video0/Andromeda/S04E15_Die_letzte_Fahrt_ins_Nichts# ls -la
> total 4
> drwxrwxrwx  2 root root    6 Oct  9 23:30 .
> drwxrwxrwx 48 root root 4096 Aug  3 20:57 ..
> 
> additional information can be found here:
> http://www.vdr-portal.de/board/thread.php?threadid=50855&hilightuser=5887

Please try running a plain vanilla VDR and delete a recording with it.
Then wait some 5 minutes until VDR actually removes the deleted
recording and see whether the empty directories get removed, too.

Klaus



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