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

Andrew Herron totallymaxed at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 15:59:00 CEST 2007


Udo - thanks for that. Much appreciated.

On 6/10/07, Udo Richter <udo_richter at gmx.de> wrote:
>
> Andrew Herron wrote:
> > If I have some existing vdr recordings on another partition is there a
> > way to include these so that they are visible inside vdr's recording's
> > menu?
>
> You can symlink the partition into the first partition as directory. Not
> very clean, but should work for playback.
>
> (but be aware that VDR's delete-old-recordings strategy expects that
> deleting a recording /video/symlink/recording results in free space in
> /video, and VDR may delete everything in /video/symlink/ quickly if this
> is not part of any recording folder.)
>
> The alternative is to do all the linking of files manually, just as VDR
> would have done it.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Udo
>
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