[mythtv-users] Migrating existing recordings to new Storage Groups

Matt skd5aner at gmail.com
Sat Dec 30 02:54:28 UTC 2006

On 12/29/06, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> > One last question.  If I name the new partition the same, it won't be
> > a problem.  However, what if I want to rename the partition?  Is there
> > a particular place(s) I can change that easily in the database?  If
> > not, I can stick with the old name (/mythtv/video).  However, I was
> > thinking something like creating /mythtv/recordings/ then mounting
> > each storage group (drive, in my case) to /mythtv/recordings/group1,
> > /mythtv/recordings/group2, etc.
> >
> Run mythtv-setup. Then click Storage Directories. Then click default.
> Then add or change entries as you wish. Right now I have 7 folders as
> I have divided one of my 2 330GB drives in 50GB partitions and
> formated them as xfs.
> John

What's the benefit of partitioning the drive in multiple partitions
(and therefore multiple storage groups) rather than one single large


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