[mythtv-users] Question re: available SATA ports and linux software RAID

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Fri Apr 8 16:43:13 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 12:29 PM, Simon Hobson <linux at thehobsons.co.uk> wrote:
> The problem is that RAID does not eliminate the requirement to seek
> back and forth. So you are recording a stream or two to the
> recordings storage area, and then do a DB update.

All the more reason to put the OS and DB on a small SSD.  You can't
beat them for random I/O and a 30GB drive is plenty big enough and
easily affordable.


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