[mythtv-users] HD Ringbuffer

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Tue Dec 2 18:34:19 UTC 2008

Ian Clark wrote:
> You might find RAID is your friend. :) This will allow better IO
> throughput with concurrent writes.

This depends on the RAID level.  RAID 5 can actually perform *worse* on
concurrent writes, especially if those writes happen to be smaller than
the stripe size.  Any mirroring form of RAID (RAID 1, RAID 10, etc.)
should do better, though.

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