[mythtv-users] Mythtv FE in a frequent power loss environment

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Tue Dec 8 19:09:32 UTC 2009

Tony Lill wrote:
> Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk> writes:
> I just mount /var/log as tmpfs, just like /tmp and /var/tmp. I also
> symlink /etc/mtab to /proc/mounts, but that's mostly because I share
> the same NFS filesystem between two diskless frontends. About the only
> thing that's being written then is the myth caches. You could probably
> mount ~/.mythtv the same way, but who really cares if you loose any
> data there.
Mounting /var/log as tmpfs doesn't really help when the gremlins wake up. It's 
quite easy to run your syslogs to a remote server where you can pick over the 
logs even when the front end has died.


Mike Perkins

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