[mythtv-users] Easy way to move recordings to another machine?

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 13:32:39 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 9:26 AM, Johnny Russ <jruss at mit.edu> wrote:
>> > My NFS shares have been set up as /mnt/<hostname> and the myth data is
>> > stored
>> > under /mnt/<hostname>/video on both my current backends.
>> >
>> Thanks for the assistance.
>> So I make sure I'm doing this right, here's my current configuration:
>> Master backend - recordings stored locally under /var/video/recordings
>> Slave backend - recordings stored locally under /var/video/recordings
>> What mount points / storage group would I need to set up to allow each
>> machine write access to each other's var/video/recordings?
> That won't work because the same physical storage needs to be mounted in the
> same place on both machines. What you currently have described has two
> different physical locations mounted to the same place on both machines. As
> the previous poster stated, you would need something like this:
> Master backend:
>   /mnt/master/video/recordings - this is local
>   /mnt/slave/video/recordings - this is NFS
> Slave backend:
>   /mnt/master/video/recordings - this is NFS
>   /mnt/slave/video/recordings - this is local

OK - I'll rename my directory names like this.  Then, I add both to
the default storage group?

Are y'all using Autofs for NFS mounting, or just placing the
directories in your fstab?

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