[mythtv-users] Sharing storage between two backends

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Tue Jan 9 21:45:22 UTC 2007

mythmail at gmail.com wrote:
> Hello,
>     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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