[mythtv-users] Recording directly to RAID

Jameson imntreal at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 19:09:45 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 3:08 PM, Jameson <imntreal at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 2:27 PM, David Engel <david at istwok.net> wrote:
>> Is anyone recording directly to RAID?  If so, what type/size, how many
>> simultaneous recordings and how well does it work?
> I'm about to attempt to move both the OS, and disk where I do my
> recording to a btrfs RAID 1 array of two SSDs.  If that fails, I'll
> probably try mdadm before hardware RAID, as I want this to be portable
> if I swap the disk controller.  Either way, I wanted mirroring for my
> OS drive.  I have a cron job setup that moves all recordings not in
> use to a directory in a backup storage group on a 6 TB RAID 10 btrfs
> array.  I can't wait until RAID 5/6 for btrfs is finalized.  What a
> waste of space.

I forgot to mention that I haven't figured out why, but recording
directly to my RAID 10 btrfs array chokes with only one recording.

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