[mythtv-users] Storing recordings on network share

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Thu Sep 22 13:10:04 UTC 2011

Raymond Wagner wrote:

>The threadedfilewriter has a one second sync loop for each file.  This
>sync loop runs independently for each file, and only syncs that single
>file.  If you are writing a bunch of other data to disk independently,
>those writes should be unaffected by MythTV's loop.

But what about the other way around ? If other stuff blocks that 1 
second loop - does that mean the writing process blocks and loses 
incoming data that could otherwise be buffered ? Several gigs of RAM 
will buffer quite a lot of video when it's a 2mbps stream !

Simon Hobson

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