[mythtv] hdtvrecorder: dynamic ringbuffers?

Doug Larrick doug at ties.org
Wed Dec 22 16:24:45 UTC 2004

John Patrick Poet wrote:
> Do you know how to detect the amount of physical RAM in the system?

Well, you could popen out to vmstat on a UNIX-like machine... I don't 
know of a fully portable way.

> I just got an early Christmas present in the form of a Seagate 400GB 
> drive.  I have been wanting to completely reorganize my disks anyway, so 
> my machine will probably be out of action for a few days.  I will try to 
> get an initial version of this patch posted before I tear into the 
> hardware, in case any of you want to play with it.

Sounds like fun! I just added a spare 40G drive to my LVM set, bringing 
me over 300G.  (which is only 40 hours of HDTV, of course!)

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