[mythtv-users] Large Drive setup for myth

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Wed Sep 13 04:11:42 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 12 September 2006 11:35 pm, chris at cpr.homelinux.net wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 11:28:08AM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > 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
> > http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/221271#221271
> IMHO, that's a rediculous requirement for MythTV to impose on the
> system.  Often times other mount points are chosen because the
> mounted directory serves more than one type of storage (ie: Myth
> isn't the only thing running on the box) and because some mounting
> systems are simply easier to maintain if they are in the "standard"
> places.  For example, in a cluster with nfs cross-mounts it's
> typical to use the automounter and place all machines under /nfs or
> /mnt/nfs.  Forcing people to mount filesystems under the mythtv
> directory is either lazy, stupid or arrogant.  Not sure which.

It's nice to see you contributing in such a *useful* manner.  Sheesh.


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