[mythtv-users] use frontend diskspace for recordings ?

David myth at dgreaves.com
Wed Nov 2 03:50:53 EST 2005

Joseph A. Caputo wrote:

>On Tuesday 01 November 2005 8:51, Mark Knecht wrote:
>>Yes, it is possible. I partitioned my 250GB frontend only machine as
>>10GB for Gentoo and 240GB in a separate partition. I then made the
>>large partition available through NFS and mounted it on the backend as
>>the location to store recordings.
>>While recording uses network bandwidth, the nice thing is that this
>>frontend is the main family system in the family room and there is no
>>network traffic when watching playback. (On that frontend)
>This works if the intent is to use *only* the disk on the frontend for 
>storing recordings.  There is currently no way use frontend disk space 
>*in addition to* a local backend disk. 
nbd + lvm ??

There's always a way :)

PS It may not be a very *good* way...

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