[vdr] Configuring vdr to use multiple drives/partitions for storage

Andrew Herron totallymaxed at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 15:27:38 CEST 2007


I will look at evms & lvm. Thanks.

But I'd still like to understand how vdr's own managment of multiple
video.xx directories works...

Can anyone explain what my options are for using multiple video.xxdirectories?

On 6/9/07, JJussi <linux-dvb at jjussi.com> wrote:
>
> On Saturday, 9. Juneta 2007 13:09, Andrew Herron wrote:
> > I am trying to find out the best way to add additional storage to VDR
> > 1.4.6-1 over time. Could someone on the list give some advise on how
> best
> > to config vdr so that I can add additional storage over time as my needs
> > increase?
>
> Magic words are evms or lvm.
> Then you can add as many HDs you need afterward and just extend your video
> partition to cover whole new HD.  Just remember to select right file
> system
> (I use reiserfs) and you can do extend even on-line (as hot)
>
> --
> JJussi
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