[mythtv-users] Recommended distro?

Thomas Mashos thomas at mashos.com
Fri Jul 6 14:45:20 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 6:19 AM, Joseph Fry <joe at thefrys.com> wrote:
>> Earlier in the thread someone said people don't use more then 3TB for
>> Myth?
> What he actually said is "How is this information generated/captured? I
> wouldn't trust its accuracy considering there are missing distros. Another
> big error is no one has more that 3TB of storage for myth. Really?"
> He could have been clearer but he is obviously questioning the validity of
> the data at http://smolt.mythtv.org/static/stats/stats.html because it does
> not report any systems with more than 3TB of data.  He knows that there are
> systems with more than 3TB, so therefore the data must be inaccurate.
> In actuality, its probably an issue with how the data is stored in the
> site's DB, they probably used an integer field and it cannot store a value
> greater than 3TB.
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I believe one of the developers stated this earlier in this thread.
The field in mysql only goes up to about 2TB, which falls in the 1-3
TB range.


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