[mythtv-users] [OT] directory structure for myth backend / storage server

Brad Fuller bradallenfuller at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 26 13:57:17 EDT 2005

Micah.Wedemeyer at gtri.gatech.edu wrote:

>I'm putting together a storage server for my house.  I'd like to
>integrate it with the mythbackend, since that seems logical.  I would
>like some advice on how to logically set up the directory structures.
>I'm not too familiar with the Linux standard directories (like /usr and
>/etc) and so am a little confused where to put things.
>My main idea is to use most of the disk space as an XFS LVM and mount
>that somewhere.  This partition would hold myth recordings, mp3s,
>digital photos, and any other type of storage I can think of.  Would it
>be logical to place this under the /usr/share directory, like
>/usr/share/media or something?
I have a separate disk for content. I called it... uh.... content 
(original, huh?)
It's accessible from  /.

I placed mythtv recordings at:


I placed transcoded files at:


Audio at:


... I'm sure you get the picture.

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