[mythtv-users] Issues with shared NFS media store

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Nov 26 20:34:57 UTC 2007

On Nov 26, 2007, at 12:30 PM, Steve Rencontre wrote:

> I have a setup with a master and slave backend which both store
> recordings on the master. On the slave, I use NFS to access the disk  
> on
> the master, so I have something like:
> Master:
>    mount /dev/sdb1 /AVStore
> Slave:
>    mount master:/AVstore /AVStore
> This works fine, except for the fact that Myth doesn't seem to have  
> any
> awareness that these two locations are actually the same, which gives
> rise to a couple of problems.
> The first, very minor, one is that 'System Status' thinks I have twice
> the capacity that I actually have.
> The other is that if, on the master, I try to access a recording  
> made by
> the slave, then even though the master has the file locally, it still
> goes off to the slave to retrieve it. Worse, if I want to burn a DVD,
> I'm told that I can't because the MythArchive plugin only supports  
> local
> files.
> Have I missed something? Is there any way of telling Myth that the
> slave's storage directory is not a local disk?

These issues have both been addressed and available in SVN. If it's  
that important to you, you can upgrade or wait for the next release.

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