[vdr] Serious bug? VDR v1.4.4 deletes recordings

Pasi Juppo pasi.juppo at iki.fi
Mon Jun 4 18:59:02 CEST 2007


Cannot verify that these deleted recordings were using 99 as lifetime
but all remaining recordings do have it set as 99. And I don't recall
changing this setting in autotimer ever (default in my case is 99).

Br, Pasi

Helge Lenz wrote:
> Yes, VDR remove recordings, depending on its priority and lifetime 
> value. See MANUAL: a recording will last at least the number of days 
> specified in "LIFETIME" before it is deleted because another recording 
> with a higher priority needs the diskspace. Set LIFETIME to 99 and it 
> will stay until you delete it manually.
> 
> Helge.
> 
> Pasi Juppo schrieb:
>> Hi,
>>
>> For some reason VDR has decided to remove recordings. I've been
>> suspecting this for some time but now I'm sure. I've been recording Tomi
>> Traktori (a serie for kids) and there used to way more recordings that
>> single page. Now only single page and all recordings in 2007 have been
>> deleted.
>>
>> There is no indication in log files that VDR had removed these
>> recordings (although I'm not 100% whether there was log entry because
>> logs data back only to 13th of May).
>>
>> What could be the reason for this and how to prevent this? There have
>> been over 40h of free space on the disk so that is not the reason.
>>
>> Br, Pasi
>>
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