[mythtv-users] ringbuf in memory?
scott at webhounds.net
Thu Dec 18 21:36:49 UTC 2008
Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Dec 18, 2008, at 1:26 PM, Scott Harris wrote:
>> Has anyone considered, or even tried adding a lot of ram to their
>> and using it for the ringbuf location? I mean something like 64Gb
>> of ram.
>> For SD recording that should provide adequate space for the ringbuf
>> I think.
>> Just wondering.....
> Seems like a terrible waste of RAM. You're better off getting a solid
> state drive and using that for your LiveTV. (I assume you mean LiveTV
> - there is no ring buffer any more for recordings)
Ah yeah, had forgot all about the solid state drives. Yeah, this is for
live tv only. While
the rest of the family never watches live tv, the in-laws are on their
way for the holidays
and I have some lagging latency issues when watching live tv that I
thought maybe faster
ringbuf access might fix.
Thanks for the reply.
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