[mythtv-users] Master backend/storage, 1 or 2 machines?

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Aug 17 00:24:54 UTC 2006


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

college apartment?

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.

-- 
Steve
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