[mythtv-users] Hardware Specs
linux.luser at myrealbox.com
Mon Jan 1 13:06:15 UTC 2007
On 31 Dec 2006, at 23:26, Rob Ogle wrote:
> One more....Can I build the backend with only one drive in the
> system or do
> I have to have a separate drive for the data?
> I've got a spare machine with a single 160GB SATA drive. I didn't
> know if I
> should boot to a small IDE and use the SATA for data only.
From what I've been reading the latter is recommended. Having swap &
system files on the same drive as the data will cause place much more
load on the drive during recording / playback.
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