[mythtv-users] MythTV using NAS (on a via ) using Gigabit ethernet.
derliebegott at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 11:54:42 UTC 2008
2008/6/26 Roy Lofthouse <lofty69 at gmail.com>:
> I've posted a couple of times regarding setting up MythTV using NAS
> and I just wanted to get peoples input on a system I was thinking of
> doing and whether it would work...
> 1 x NAS for storage, mysql, apache etc (using FreeeNAS and a dual or
> quad nic system)
> Using one of the following boards with a 1.5Ghz processor:
> 1 x Master backend/fronend for recording/watching
> 2 x Frontends
> The way I was thinking of setting up the backend was using two NICs
> one for recording and mysql and one for everything else, and on the
> NAS box have one NIC for recording and one for everything else as
> well, this way the writing to the disk is done on its own gigabit
> Am I right in thinking that because the sql db is on the NAS box that
> the frontend would not need to see a master server up and running?
> I would prefer a system that is on 24x7 but I want something that is
> low powered, quite quiet and can be located somewhere out of the way
> and I'm hoping this is feasible.
I was also thinking the same thing, but it is not true. It needs
mythbackend for something (no idea what for).
But you could install a master backend without tuners on your NAS
machine, and use your other backend as a slave backend. Your NAS is
always online -> your master backend is online.
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