[mythtv-users] Master backend/storage, 1 or 2 machines?

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 17:51:01 UTC 2006

On 8/16/06, Jim Minihane <MythTV at minihane.tzo.com> wrote:
> I'm building a system with 2 slave backends (2 PVR-500s each, 8 DirecTV
> D10-100s), one master backend and currently 2 frontends. The master and
> frontends have no decoders. I was going to use network storage via NFS to my
> file server, but things have changed. The master is a 1.8GHz Compaq EVO.
> Would it be sufficient to serve as storage as well if I add eSATA storage?
> My network is 100Mbps. I also have a second EVO 1.8GHz machine that could be
> used as NAS, but I'd like to avoid that if possible. What would it take for
> a machine to serve as master backend AND storage for an 8 encoder system?


and how are you going to connect 8 DirecTV units to only 2 PVR-500's?

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