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Reduce usage on large disks
Authored by: taxi on Feb 10, '05 11:30:49PM

I have all of my media (Movies/Pictures/Music) stored on a server - an NSLU2 Linksys with a 160Gb USB drive.

This is great, except it has a block allocation of 4Mb. All files are multiples of the block size, so each Photo takes up 4Mb, instead of about 1.

I could create a sparse image and have my iPhoto images stored there. This should then mean that only the right amount of space is required.

Of course, it means that I won't be able to view my photos from my PC, or my Xbox with XBMC.

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Curious about your xbmc setup...
Authored by: machard on Feb 21, '05 01:55:41PM

Are you viewing iPhoto Albums or do you just have a smb share to the iPhoto folder on your mac? If the former, do tell how you accomplished that!

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