[mythtv-users] Archiving: how are you doing it?
dave at cpfc.org
Sun Feb 11 00:22:46 UTC 2007
Mike Chandler wrote:
>> I use Mythburn from a web interface to create playable DVDs, works
>> fine, especially after you have edited out the commercials.
>> If I don't want a playable DVD I just copy the video file to one of
>> my big NFS-mounted drives, takes a long time but who cares.
>> Starting with 0.20, which is what I assume you are running,
>> MythArchive is the "new" way to go about archiving to DVD.
>> CDs may be cheaper than DVDs but if you keep your eyes open and get
>> them on sale you will find that DVDs are pretty cheap, and actually
>> cheaper than CDs in terms of cents-per-megabyte.
>> The Office supply type stores seem to have them on sale more often
>> than the computer outlets, at least around here.
> Thanks for the detailed info, Brian. I am using MythArchive and it works very
> well. I will look for DVDs on sale, as you suggest. I guess SVCDs are not the
> way to go anymore, anyway.
I'm actually looking forward to stopping buying DVD's and binning all my
optical media when I have everything on hard disk. It's the future,
well mine anyways.
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