[mythtv] System Plans

Ray mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Mon, 16 Dec 2002 11:23:20 -0700

On Sun, Dec 15, 2002 at 02:44:43PM -0600, Andy wrote:
> I'm off some next week, so I'm going to try to clean off the drive for a
> reformat and install.
> Should I do a OS partition and then have Myth store its TV recording files
> in a partition taking up the rest of the drive?  I've always worked that way
> in Windows, Ghosting the OS partition for quick recovery if something goes
> wrong.  I figured it might also make things easier if I decide to switch to
> a bigger drive, too.

I'd definitely have Myth storing it's data on a seperate partition since
you'll almost certainly fill it up completely at some point. 

> If I do that in Linux, what kind of OS partition size would I need?  3 or 4
> GB to be safe?

Sounds about right to me.