[mythtv-users] Mooting architecture for a DataDirect replacement

Dan Ritter dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Sat Jun 23 07:17:33 UTC 2007


On Fri, Jun 22, 2007 at 06:56:22PM -0700, Yeechang Lee wrote:
> Dan Ritter <dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu> says:
> > So, 16Kbits/second on average, storage of 150MB. Let's say 300MB,
> > we're inefficient.
> 
> Thanks for the back-of-the-envelope calculation. It's very reassuring
> to me and to others contemplating volunteering their machines as NNTP
> nodes.
> 
> > But pretty much anyone else can be at least a small server node,
> > with 2 or 3 local neighbors just pulling down their regional groups
> > and 2 or 3 big nodes feeding them.
> 
> I suggest, as I implied in a previous message, that we make it very
> easy for volunteers to get DNS aliases so that ca.us.feed.mythtv.org
> will cycle through all California NNTP nodes  la pool.ntp.org.

Oh, absolutely.

-dsr-

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