[vdr] vdr 1.4.1: Confused after /video full

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Jun 24 12:23:17 CEST 2006

Wolfgang Fritz wrote:
> I am running vdr 1.4.1. Some days ago I found it running in the morning.
> It hadn't shut down after a recording. Trying a manual shutdown gave the
> error message:
> "Recording in -244 minutes. Really shutdown?" (not this message exactly,
> but the German version). Pressing "OK" did not work, I had to log in to
> a console and to do a "shutdown -h".
> Reason: /video was full, no recordings could be deleted, so VDR tried
> in vain again and again to start the programmed recording.
> Shouldn't VDR stop its well meant but useless efforts at the latest if
> the event to record is over?

Didn't you get any "Not enough disk space to start recording!" messages?
VDR shouldn't even start a recording if there is less than 300MB of free
disk space.


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