[mythtv-users] Multiple directories

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Fri Nov 16 22:07:48 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-11-17 at 08:50 +1100, Bill Williamson wrote:
> On 11/17/07, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> > On 11/16/2007 08:02 AM, David Watkins wrote:
> > > You could of course replace your recordings with symbolic
> > > links to files stored elsewhere, and I think there are scripts around
> > > that will let you do that.
> >
> > myth_archive_job.pl in contrib, which can even be run as a user job so
> > it's completely automatic.
> This is my suggestion as well.
> Stay away from LVM, as there is no real benefit to using it, and
> plenty of drawbacks.  Instead I would:
> -Install new drive (properly on /srv/mythtv/recordings2... /var/lib is
> not the correct place for it if you read LFHS)
> -use myth_archive_job.pl periodically
> -EVENTUALLY install 0.21 (once it's released) and get recording
> groups, which is what you were somewhat simulating with
> myth_archive_job

OK, OK !

I will not jump into LVM, I'll look at that script first.

But I will not go into maintaining MythTV on my own. There are better
people than me to do that.

/me points at the package maintainers.

Thank you all for your comments.


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