[mythtv-users] Relocating recordings storage directory
jedi at mishnet.org
Thu Feb 9 18:12:31 UTC 2012
On Thu, Feb 09, 2012 at 03:19:39PM +0000, Mailing Lists wrote:
> -----Original message-----
> From:Larry Finger <Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net>
> Sent:Thu 09-02-2012 14:19
> Subject:Re: [mythtv-users] Relocating recordings storage directory
> To:Discussion about MythTV <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>;
> On 02/09/2012 06:37 AM, Andre wrote:
> > On 9 Feb 2012, at 06:57, Mailing Lists wrote:
> >> HI,
> >> I currently have all of my recordings stored in a directory called /myth/tv, I would like to be able to relocate them to another folder - /media/myth/tv.
> > You can just remount the drive in /media or just mv the files if it's one filesystem, then change the storage directory path in mythtv-setup and everything will be found and recorded as before. I have done this many times when re-organising multiple disks.
> You might consider choosing a different mount point than /media. In the latest
> openSUSE version, the file system was changed to mount /media in tmpfs. All the
> fstab entries for /media were thus broken. I'm not sure if other distros will
> choose that approach, but calling it something like /video avoids the problem.
I like putting stuff in /home. I already had a special user/dir for media related
stuff before I started using MythTV so I just had all of my MythTV stuff hang off of
Of course symlinks are a always handy. You can do all sorts of slieght of hand that way.
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