[mythtv-users] Regarding slave backends

Bryan Ware bryan at hb-computers.com
Tue Apr 27 10:36:35 EDT 2004

Why don't you NFS mount the recorded shows directory on the BIG drive
server to the second back end, that way all shows recorded are on the
same server. you can use the second to just buffer live TV. That is what
I plan on doing once I get my second Machine up.

On Tue, 2004-04-27 at 10:20, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> Right now I have a single frontend/backend server and I'm considering an
> option in the near future to add a slave backend.  I know that with the two
> tuners available to the scheduler that it will pick and choose (same lineup
> on both cards), but I was wondering, from a space management standpoint:
> Is it possible for a recording to have an affinity for a certain card?  In
> other words, if I have tons of disk space on my current frontend/backend box
> but I only put a medium sized disk in my slave backend with a PVR-250 for
> recording transient shows (things I watch and delete), is it possible for me
> to choose recordings like Blue's Clues that I keep and do not delete to
> record on the master backend where all the disk space is?
> Thanks,
> Kevin
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