[mythtv] how fast a HD is fast enough?
Tue, 15 Oct 2002 09:20:12 -0400
> Am I over-designing this? What do the rest of you use for HDs in your
> MythBoxen? Are they fast? Quiet? Reasonably priced? :-)
I have two Barracuda IV 80 GB disks in my box. I did have some
problems with simultaneous recording and watching, but that was
apparently caused by a bug in the code. Everything works
As for the noise, they are incredibly quiet. I generally have to
look at the drive light to tell if it's recording, although if
things are quiet I can hear a slight noise every several seconds.
During more strenuous tasks such as updating the locate database
it's definitely noticeable, but doesn't disturb a conversation or