[mythtv-users] Planning Tuners and Disk I/O for a MythTVBackend System
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Tue Feb 9 07:35:57 UTC 2010
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Raymond Wagner
> Sent: Tuesday, 9 February 2010 6:22 PM
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> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Planning Tuners and Disk I/O for a
> MythTVBackend System
> On 2/9/2010 02:16, MythTV wrote:
> > Opinions vary on this topic, but on a single disk, breaking it into
> > multiple
> > 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
> > from
> > 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
> other regardless.
That makes absolutely no sense.
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