[vdr] LiveBuffer for vdr 1.7.x

Torgeir Veimo torgeir at netenviron.com
Mon Jan 2 04:12:03 CET 2012


On 2 January 2012 10:19, VDR User <user.vdr at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 1, 2012 at 1:31 PM, René <linuxtv at hertell.com> wrote:
>>> There was talk of this some time ago, though I don't think anything
>>> solid came of it. I personally am not interested in it unless ram came
>>> be used for the buffer storage. Having a harddrive (or even worse, an
>>> ssd) in a constant write state 24/7 is not something I'd like to do.
>>> Whatever the case, I think you'll be stuck with the patch for a while.
>>
>> I have set my livebuffer to use 2gb memory (hdd). If i would have 4gb ram
>> (now i have just 1gb), then i would use a 2gb ramdisk for livebuffer, and
>> the rest for my system. This would be more than enough.. :-) But having a
>> patch working for vdr is ok too :-)
>
> RAM is cheap enough now days that having plenty of it isn't a problem
> for most people. For example, 4GB will cost you less than a few hours
> at the pub with friends. :)

The OP probably meant to have the option to use RAM directly without
fiddling with a RAM disk setup.


-- 
-Tor



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