[mythtv-users] Problems with multiple pvr cards
yanfali at gmail.com
Wed May 9 21:37:22 UTC 2007
On 5/9/07, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> Although I'm not now, I used to run this setup with LVM for the
> recording partition. IMHO, simple is the best approach. MD (RAID
> and/or LVM) adds complexity and isn't really necessary for a DVR (at
> least with my interpretation of the value of recorded TV).
Just a datapoint, my back end storage is spread out across 6 disks (4
* UATA, 2 * SATA). 20 RAID1 groups, roughly 40GB a chunk, glued
together with LVM into a single partition. I/O performance has never
been an issue for me. It's awfully convenient for upgrading disks.
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