[mythtv-users] Sharing storage between two backends
kuphal at dls.net
Tue Jan 9 21:45:22 UTC 2007
mythmail at gmail.com wrote:
> I have a question regarding a two backend setup. For a long time,
> I've been running a single frontend/backend machine built out of an
> ASUS Pundit case. I finally decided that I wanted more than the 250GB
> hard drive currently in the system and bought a 400GB drive. However,
> I also recently installed the MythTV backend on my desktop computer
> (which does not have a tuner card) to help out with the
> transcoding/flagging jobs. I was wondering if there was a way that I
> could just put the 400GB drive into the desktop and have the storage
> shared, in effect having 650GB for storage and not having to go
> through the pain of messing with the guts of my Pundit.
SVN supports Storage Groups which allow you to use a set of directories
for recording. These can be local folders or even mounted filesystems.
So the short is, yes.
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