[mythtv-users] Is there an advantage to using a NAS vs local hard disks?

migmog andrew at migmog.com
Wed Jun 25 15:01:23 UTC 2008

2008/6/25 Roy Lofthouse <lofty69 at gmail.com>:
> been thinking about this again myself.. was going to build a NAS box
> that had dual gigabit nics, use one nic for the backend (recording and
> mysql updates) and one for frontends.  Does the backend need to be on
> for the frontend to work if mysql and the media is on the nas box?

Yes, unfortunately. Frontend will not start until it connects to the
backend. For me this slowed up my frontend start sequence because it
had to wait for the backend to boot up after wake on lan. Also, don't
try to put mysql on a low power NAS box as it will be too slow if it
works at all.

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