[mythtv-users] mythtv-OT list
gull at gull.us
Tue Jun 26 17:20:24 UTC 2007
On Jun 25, 2007, at 5:49 PM, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
>> Once running, many users will want to optimize. When I add disk
>> capacity, does it make sense to implement LVM? Should I set up a
>> dedicated server using NFS?
> All questions that can be on a myth-OT list. None of those are
> related to Myth. They are general Linux configuration tasks and if
> people want to help with that on myth-OT, then all the better. If
> is not available there, as I have said, all of those items have their
> own venues with their experts.
Actually, I somewhat disagree. MythTV puts unusual loads on
filesystems and has unique requirements. I've had to abandon some
conventional wisdom I held about Linux filesystems when setting up
For example, I *never* had to defragment an XFS partition until I
started using it as a Myth video store. Most experts will tell you,
out of hand, that Linux filesystems never need defragmenting! In
normal use, that's true, but MythTV isn't normal use.
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