[vdr] Odd filesystem errors

Theunis Potgieter theunis.potgieter at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 15:43:24 CET 2009


2009/11/23 HighlyCaffeinated <javatodd32 at yahoo.com>:
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> Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2009 14:20:56 +0100
> From: Peter Evertz <leo2 at pec.homeip.net>
> Subject: Re: [vdr] Odd filesystem errors
> To: VDR Mailing List <vdr at linuxtv.org>
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> Klaus Schmidinger schrieb:
>> On 07.11.2009 02:07, HighlyCaffeinated wrote:
>>
>>> I've got an unusual situation with my VDR installation
> ...<snip>...
>>> bothersome.
>>>
> That is "normal" situation on a samba share that has (windows) "illegal"
> characters in it's name.
> eg: "CSI: Next Session" is illegal because of the ":" and will be
> translated to something like you have seen on the windows box.
>
> Peter
>
>>
>> Can you check the syslog file to see what names VDR used to create
>> the recording directories?
>>
>> Klaus
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> Peter:
> I am not too concerned with the existence of a tilde in the filename. If the
> filename had been created per your example, I would have expected Windows to
> display it as "CSI_Ne~1".  A recent directory shows in Linux as
> NCIS:_Los_Angeles as it should. My concern is that I cannot see (and
> therefore manipulate or delete) these directories in Linux. Linux will not
> show the directory names or inodes. Windows does, but the names are illegal
> and so won't operate on them.
>
>
> Klaus:
> I will keep an eye out for the creation of any more such directories but
> cron took care of the syslog files long before I noticed that the
> directories were there.
>
> Anyone: Any clue how to delete the directories besides formatting the
> partition?
>
> Thanks for your help!
> -Todd
>
what does this return ?
find /video0

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