[mythtv-users] Are there any docs that describe the split
between mythfrontend and mythbackend?
Scot L. Harris
webid at cfl.rr.com
Fri Sep 16 03:09:13 UTC 2005
On Thu, 2005-09-15 at 23:00, Robert Kulagowski wrote:
> > What I am not sure about is if I need to setup nfs to mount the /video
> > from the master on the slave system. And if I don't does the slave
> > backend have a way to save the recorded files to the /video file system
> > on the master?
> You don't have to use NFS - the slave can store the captured files
> locally. And when a frontend requests to view that program the slave
> will stream the file to the client.
> The reason that people use NFS is so that if the slave isn't available
> you can still watch the content, because the master backend will have
> the file. That's what the masterbackend override toggle does: if the
> masterbackend can stream the file, it will.
That is great news. So each backend system does its own auto deletion
calculations based on space available in the local /video file system?
So which is the preferred setup? NFS or local storage on slave
backends? Any calculations on how many streams a 100Mb LAN connection
Thanks for explaining this.
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