[mythtv-users] Storage space question

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 16:37:17 UTC 2008

On Jan 20, 2008 10:45 AM, Kevin Kuphal <kkuphal at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Jan 20, 2008 3:38 AM, Ismo Tanskanen <ismot at telemail.fi> wrote:
> > I have four 750Gb disks in my backend server.
> >
> > I'm wondering, how to set them up. I want them as media storage, not for
> >
> > recordings. I have one separate big disk for recordings.
> > My goal is to have one, big consistent space, 3TB if possible.
> Run SVN or wait to use all 4 disks for short period of time until 0.21 is
> released and use the Storage Groups feature of myth which lets you define
> multiple recording directories.  You then mount each disk in it's own folder
> like:
> /mnt/disk1
> /mnt/disk2
> ...
> And tell Myth to use each one for recordings and Myth will take care of
> the rest.  No LVM taking itself down when one drives goes and no losing disk
> to RAID redundancy.

This is the best and simplest option. I have been using this for a very long
time (I believe more than 1 year) and it has never failed me.

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