[mythtv-users] MythTV Working Directories?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Sep 12 14:03:58 UTC 2007

On Sep 12, 2007, at 6:59 AM, Johan Venter wrote:

> Eric Robinson wrote:
>> Where exactly does MythTV do its ripping/transcoding/recording  
>> work?  I
>> saw in the docs that you can specify a LiveTV storage group for the
>> recording buffer but I have been unable to find an analogue for the
>> ripping/transcoding portions.  I feel like I've seen something on  
>> this
>> before but that may just be due to an especially strong case of the
>> "Wishful Thinkings".
>> Does they (MythTranscode, MythDVD, etc) tend to do everything in a
>> directory relative to their installation (the OS drive if you will)?
>> Surely they don't use potentially remote storage locations...
> The backend transcodes to whereever your recordings are stored  
> (storage
> groups). If that's a remote location then so be it.
> As for ripping, I'm not sure. I don't use that functionality.
> Regards,
> Johan.

You specify a temp directory in MythDVD for ripping. It's wherever  
you want it to be.

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