[mythtv-users] Frontend for HD Content question.

Nick Ellson grimm at nickellson.com
Fri Dec 12 14:54:28 UTC 2008

Ok, I have not worked with teh Storage group options yet, will give that a 
try as well.. Thanks! :)

Nick Ellson
CCIE# 20018
MCSE 2000, Security+, Network+
Network Hobbyist, VFR Private Pilot.

On Thu, 11 Dec 2008, James Crow wrote:

> On Wed, 2008-12-10 at 19:10 -0800, Nick Ellson wrote:
>> Ok, I have tried recording and playback with no setting changes.
>> When I go to Watch TV, Select my first HDHR Tuner and press record and
>> watch it a second I still see the issues with jitter. I navigate away to
>> the main memu and wait 10 mins. I come back to Watch Recorded TV and
>> select the program that is currently recording. It starts off where I
>> first started recording but the playback is MUCH better. Only tiny
>> glitches when teh news was showing a football play and there was massive
>> color changes. It stayed like that while i watched. When I stopped
>> recording and started playback again, it was the same as the second time..
>> Very good playback except for a glitch here and there and it was
>> consistant glitches so i suspect they got commited to disk as the
>> recording process was running.
>> Now, last night when it was just nasty, my wife also had two other NTSC
>> recordings from the PVR500 spooling to disk. So perhaps Disk IO is an
>> issue. I may need to dedicate a drive for the HD Content... Can I separate
>> the storage locations per tuner?
>> I also want to look at the idea of dedicating a NIC on the back end just
>> for the HDHome Run, that sounded like a nice idea. And see how the profile
>> change works as well.
>> Thanks for all the ideas everyone!
>>   Nick
> Nick, rather than dedicating a drive to HD recordings, just add another
> drive to the default storage group. Let Myth balance the i/o load
> itself. If you have two HD recordings at the same time it should spool
> one to each disk.
> If you really want to have one disk just for HD you can create another
> storage group and set all HD recordings to use it while the SD stuff
> goes to the default storage group.
> Cheers,
> James
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