[mythtv-users] Fastest RAID for HD?
dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Fri Feb 15 11:01:45 UTC 2008
On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 12:15:27AM -0500, John Drescher wrote:
> > > But in the final analysis, myth recordings are JUST TV. Anything of more
> > > than passing value (family photos, music, classic shows/movies) can and
> > > should be backed up to CD/DVD. Outside of that, can one really be that
> > > worried about a HD crash sweeping away months of Sponge Bob's?
> If I had a youngster and I lost months of Sponge Bob because of a HD
> crash I would definitely be worried. Besides dealing with trying to
> explain to the kids that you lost their favorite show, the WAF would
> be very low. I can hear, why didn't you just get Tivo?
I have two youngsters. Let me point out that if you did,
you were probably pulling off episodes to DVD fairly
regularly for car trips, watching in the other room where there
is a DVD player but no frontend, etc. Having a big stack of
these can make the kids happy in any number of situations,
including power supply failure, disk replacement and MythTV upgrade.
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