[mythtv-users] Is there a distributed filesystem available?

Steve Hodge stevehodge at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 07:05:48 UTC 2006

On 6/21/06, Matthias Thyroff <Matthias at thyroff.net> wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 21. Juni 2006 08:29 schrieb Steve Hodge:
> > I think you're still missing the point. A backup is not necessary -
> > losing some recordings isn't that much of a problem. But if you've got
> > multiple drives in your machine anyway, it'd be nice to not lose all
> > your recordings, and it'd be nice to be able to set that up without
> > using RAID. RAID 5 costs you capacity and is less easy to add or
> > remove drives from.
> You could set up a  userjob to move the files to other filesystems in a list
> of configured filesystems, and create a link in your original mythtv
> filesystem, and configure myth to follow links when deleting. The filesystems
> are configured in a config file. The script checks for free space on each fs
> and moves the file to the filesystem with most free space.
> Filesystems Could be additional disks or network shares (does "follow links
> when deleting" work?).

I think that would work.


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