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

Jim Minihane MythTV at minihane.tzo.com
Wed Aug 16 18:33:52 UTC 2006


2 slave backends, have 2 PVR-500s each which have 2 encoders per card.
2x2x2=8

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Steven Adeff
> Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2006 1:51 PM
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Master backend/storage, 1 or 2 machines?
> 
> 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?
> 
> confused...
> 
> and how are you going to connect 8 DirecTV units to only 2 PVR-500's?
> 
> --
> Steve
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