[mythtv-users] HD Ringbuffer
james at ultratans.com
Mon Dec 1 14:22:03 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 09:53 +0000, Ian Clark wrote:
> 2008/11/26 moodyjunk at frontiernet.net <moodyjunk at frontiernet.net>
> What is the HD Ringbuffer used for? I haven't been able to
> get a good
> description on the net. I have 4G memory and am looking to
> memory usage to reduce I/O conflict under stress (multiple HD
> recordings). Thanks.
> You might find RAID is your friend. :) This will allow better IO
> throughput with concurrent writes.
I dealt with a similar issue by adding an extra drive. My OS, static
media, and MySQL are on one physical drive. I then have two more
physical disks, in my only storage group, for recordings. Myth handles
the I/O between the drives and balances reads and writes. One of the
drives also happens to be physically attached to a different computer
and shared by NFS.
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