Mythtv was complaining since I hadn’t been setting show’s to auto-expire. 600Gb of recorded content later, it was failing to record new shows because it couldn’t expire old ones to make space.
This was simply solved and one of the reasons that I love mythtv:
mysql -u root -p
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or g.
Your MySQL connection id is 15
Server version: 5.0.32-Debian_7-log Debian etch distribution
Type 'help;' or 'h' for help. Type 'c' to clear the buffer.
mysql> use mythconverg
Reading table information for completion of table and column names
You can turn off this feature to get a quicker startup with -A
mysql> UPDATE recorded SET autoexpire = 1 WHERE autoexpire = 0;
Query OK, 231 rows affected (0.02 sec)
Rows matched: 231 Changed: 231 Warnings: 0