On 8/16/06, Mark (home) <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:<br>> On Wednesday 16 August 2006 11:29 am, Jim Minihane wrote:<br>> > I'm building a system with 2 slave backends (2 PVR-500s each, 8 DirecTV
<br>> > D10-100s), one master backend and currently 2 frontends. The master and<br>> > frontends have no decoders. I was going to use network storage via NFS to<br>> > my file server, but things have changed. The master is a
1.8GHz Compaq EVO.<br>> > Would it be sufficient to serve as storage as well if I add eSATA storage?<br>> > My network is 100Mbps. I also have a second EVO 1.8GHz machine that could<br>> > be used as NAS, but I'd like to avoid that if possible. What would it take
<br>> > for a machine to serve as master backend AND storage for an 8 encoder<br>> > system?<br>> ><br>> > Thanks, all.<br>> <br>> *EIGHT* Sat boxes????? Are you serving a motel or something? I have only two
<br>> sat boxes on my setup and only VERY rarely ever need a third. For a normal<br>> house, that sounds like wild overkill. Or do you sit and watch TV 24/7?<br><br>college apartment?<br><br>I lived with 6 other people (all fraternity brothers outside of our House), having Myth for the whole apartment would most likely have required something of similar setup.
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