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Jul 24, 2007, 8:21 PM
Post #10 of 10
On 7/24/07, Chris Pinkham <cpinkham [at] bc2va> wrote:
Re: Moving recordings between storage directories
[In reply to]
> * On Tue Jul 24, 2007 at 05:20:21PM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> > On 07/24/2007 04:48 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:
> > > ok, cool. Out of curiosity: so why the "groups" instead of just a list
> > > of directories to look in with a "pecking order" for finding
> > > recordings?
> > To give you as much (by using multiple storage groups) or as little
> > (using only one group called default) control over recording location as
> > you like. (Before it can be found in a directory, the file has to be
> > recorded there.)
> Exactly. Searching for files during playback is easy. The main beauty
> (and logic) of Storage Groups is on the recording side. I have 5 tuners
> and 4 unique recording directories. The master backend with (3) AverMedia
> analog cards can write to two large NFS shares while the slave backend
> with (2) air2pc ATSC cards can write to its own two local drives preferably
> then will fallback to using the NFS shares if the local drives fill up.
> During times when there are 3-4 recordings and a playback going on, it is
> normal for all 4 drives to be in use with a single recording going to
> each one. Benefits of this have been explained quite a bit on the lists so
> I won't get into that. :)
ahh, cool, thanks for the low-down guys!
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