[mythtv-users] Hardware Specs

Stroller 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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