[vdr] Odd filesystem errors
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Mon Nov 23 15:43:24 CET 2009
2009/11/23 HighlyCaffeinated <javatodd32 at yahoo.com>:
> Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2009 14:20:56 +0100
> From: Peter Evertz <leo2 at pec.homeip.net>
> Subject: Re: [vdr] Odd filesystem errors
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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
> 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.
>> Can you check the syslog file to see what names VDR used to create
>> the recording directories?
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> 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.
> 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
> Thanks for your help!
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