[mythtv] New idea for storing recordings to disks

Terry Barnaby terry1 at beam.ltd.uk
Mon Jul 4 08:05:56 UTC 2005

Brandon Beattie wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 01, 2005 at 05:58:30AM +0100, Terry Barnaby wrote:
>>One useful feature of separate non raided/LVM'ed disks that I
>>use is to power down the disks that are not in use. This
>>saves power and increases disk life.
> I did have a 10 minute power safe enabled on my drives, and that may be
> the cause of this whole thread discussion..  Powering down the drives
> and back up may have caused my drive to go out so soon... I've since
> discontinued power save.
> --Brandon
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That could be.
I don't powerdown my main drive that is used for the system and
primary recordings. I powerdown the secondary disks that just house
old recordings I want to keep. These powerdown after a half our of
use and only power up when I want to watch a recording which is
not so often.


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