[mythtv] Possible Future Option?
Thu, 28 Nov 2002 13:26:39 -0500
On Thu, Nov 28, 2002 at 09:02:05AM -0800, Jeremy Oddo wrote:
> I don't know how hard this would be to do, but I was thinking of a nice
> little option (don't know if it's been talked about before). I think it
> would be cool to be able to define multiple recording volumes. Something
> Each /mnt/store# could be a different drive. Then, in the SETTINGS option
> within MythTV, you could pick which path (drive) you want to use. It
> might also be cool to list stats by each path (ie: % used, % free, etc.).
> Then, when you record a program, the MySQL database could have a field for
> the path being used for that recording (/mnt/store0, /mnt/store1, etc.).
> This would allow you to add drives ad hoc. You could add storage as you
> need it.
This is beyond the scope of myth, I think. What you want is a volume
manager like EVMS or LVM. The Linux md driver might also meet your needs if
it is capable of expanding an existing raid-linear set (I'm not sure whether