[mythtv-users] burning dvd's with two back ends...

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sat Dec 4 06:14:27 UTC 2010

> A partial solution would be to only mount the nfs shares when needed by
> MythArchive. It does no harm to have a storage group directory that is
> inaccessible for part of the time, the backend just ignores it. The
> problem with that is it isn't user friendly and the BE may still try to
> use it while an archive job is being processed.
> A better solution as you alluded to is to have MythArchive detect a
> recording isn't available locally and to stream it from the BE to the FE
> that is running MythArchive. If someone is interested in adding this you
> would need to modify mythburn.py to stream the recording from the BE,
> there may already be something in the Python binding to do that for you,
> or if you prefer c++ you could add and option to mytharchivehelper to
> copy the recording over.

I assume no one has done this yet?


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