[vdr] LiveBuffer for vdr 1.7.x

VDR User user.vdr at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 01:19:29 CET 2012

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. :)

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