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

Pasi Juppo pasi.juppo at iki.fi
Mon Jun 4 19:12:00 CEST 2007


Oh, one more thing. If there were shorter lifetime than 99 then wouldn't
there we at least some episodes from 2007 in the list? Now they are all
gone..

Br, Pasi


Pasi Juppo wrote:
> 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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