[mythtv-users] storage groups and the video directory

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Fri Dec 1 19:48:09 UTC 2006

Allan Wilson wrote:
> I downloaded and setup the latest svn last night with storage groups 
> and so far it is working great. My plans where to get rid of my LVM. 
> The only thing I have run in to is that without using LVM the best I 
> can do is put my video storage for my movies on one of my large 
> partitions and share it with the storage groups. I thought it would be 
> really nice to be able to use a storage group for movies letting you 
> distribute the movies across multiple directories if needed including 
> storage another system. I have to admit that I think this is a really 
> great feature especially when you need lots of storage. Does any of 
> the other DVR's have anything that comes close to this feature? Thanks 
> again and talk about a good time to rebuild you box.
Nothing about MythVideo requires the use of a single directory because 
it can traverse/search subdirectories.  Just mount each drive/partition 
as a subdirectory of your main MythVideo folder and you can have your 
videos strewn about, even on remote storage.


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