[mythtv-users] Hard Drive Performance

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu Mar 30 16:42:51 UTC 2006


Ryan Steffes wrote:
>
>
> On 3/30/06, *Tom Lichti* <tom at redpepperracing.com 
> <mailto:tom at redpepperracing.com>> wrote:
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>
>     > The system was recording during that test, I can shut myth down
>     later
>     > to get "clean" numbers if it would help.  DMA is on for both drives.
>     What does hdparm -d /dev/hd? show?
>
>
> /dev/hda:
>  using_dma    =  1 (on)
>
> /dev/hdc:
>  using_dma    =  1 (on)
Alright, that clears that up. I can record two streams (PVR-250) 
simultaneously, comm-flag, and watch pre-recorded shows all at the same 
time on one backend, so I'm not sure where your problem lies. Is there 
anything odd from dmesg? Also, did you post the backend hardware specs?

Tom


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