[mythtv-users] Odd: Storage Group is showing two different drives as the same MythTV drive
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Jul 26 16:22:05 UTC 2007
On 07/26/2007 08:06 AM, Tim Phipps wrote:
> On Thursday 26 July 2007 12:34 pm, Mike Perkins wrote:
>> Isn't the answer to this as simple as placing a small "label" type file
>> on each of the volumes? If each of these either has a unique
>> storage-related name or the same name e.g. "label.myth" or something,
>> but uniquely generated contents, then the back end could easily
>> determine whether or not the volumes were unique or not.
>> If the back end comes to another share and finds a label already on it,
>> then it knows it's already seen it and moves on.
> nfslockfile.lock is already there, how about putting the backend ip address in
As Mike finally realized (and as posted earlier in the thread):
But, it goes beyond the setup stage because storage groups can change
outside of Myth--i.e. directory names stay the same, but the volumes
mounted in those locations change. So, it just plain won't work reliably.
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