[mythtv-users] Large Drive setup for myth

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Sep 12 15:28:08 UTC 2006

On 09/12/06 07:05, jack snodgrass wrote:

>Just wanted to do a little follow up.
>1) I changed my basename entry in the database for a show and added
>a directory to the path. That did not work. mythtv strips off everything up
>to the filename and does not use any path info.
Right.  It does that for safety/security.

>2) from this thread, I found the myth_archive_job.pl script reference.
>Basically, this script moves the video files from something like
>and sets up a symbolic link from /mnt/somewhereelse to /mnt/store.
>this is good enought for mythtv and it's good enough for me for now.
But, if you're using /mnt/store and /mnt/somewhereelse (i.e. anything 
but /mnt/store/somesub), you didn't read my comments about how to set up 
your directory structure.  Please re-read 


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