[mythtv-users] Planning Tuners and Disk I/O for a MythTVBackend System
raymond at wagnerrp.com
Tue Feb 9 07:21:51 UTC 2010
On 2/9/2010 02:16, MythTV wrote:
> Opinions vary on this topic, but on a single disk, breaking it into
> partitions increases seek time significantly.
> For example, /dev/sdb2 = livetv and /dev/sdb3 = recordings..
> If you watch live tv WHILE recording, the disk head will need to seek
> one extreme to another.
That makes absolutely no sense. The disk doesn't care how your
partitions are set up. It's going to have to seek from one file to the
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