[vdr] vdr killing its recording on symlink directory

Helmut Auer vdr at helmutauer.de
Thu Aug 11 22:27:42 CEST 2005


>>An even better idea (IMHO) would be to drop that whole video
>>directory symlinking stuff altogether and say "If you want a large disk,
>>use something like RAID or whatever". I was never a friend of this
>>linking, and regret the day I agreed to implement it...
>I am totally against dropping this functionality. 
>On server systems with multiple TB of storage it would be just brain
>dead to put all recordings on one large raid filesystem. A single error
>in the filesystem could kill all the recordings. 
I only have 1 TB of storage on my server and absolutely no problem of 
just using one disk of 300 GB for recording.
After recording I just cut the film and the result will be written on a 
server disk.

Helmut Auer, helmut at helmutauer.de 

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