[mythtv-users] Moving recordings

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Nov 26 08:31:29 UTC 2009

On 11/25/2009 07:08 PM, Johnny wrote:
>> I'm in the process of moving a bunch of recordings (500+ GB) to a different
>> drive before I transfer the drive out of my backend.  Both paths are already
>> set up as paths for recording in mythtv-setup.  Do I have to stop the backend
>> before I do the transfer, or can I leave things running?
> Are you moving or copying. You wouldn't want to move a recording in
> progress. Also I would recommend using rsync. That way you can stop or
> restart without losing your progress in case something happened.
> Moving 500 GB can take a while. Also you can keep recording and run
> rsync one more time just before you switch to catch any of the latest
> recordings/changes.

and can use --progress to get the progress on both the current file and 
the total files to be copied.


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