[mythtv] How do I convert from a one tuner setup to a two tuner setup? how to avoid 2 gig file barrier?

Stephen Davies mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Sun, 29 Dec 2002 13:55:13 +0000 (GMT)

On 29 Dec 2002, Chris wrote:

> I am deciding between ext2 and Reiserfs for the video storage
> filesystem.  Partition Magic which I use quite a bit, supports ext2 but
> not Reiserfs so I can manipulate an ext2 partition very easily.  Norton
> Ghost allows me file level access to an ext2 backup.  On the other hand
> I m not sure if the ext2 video partition data may survive a crash or
> CTrl Alt Del. Will it?  Reiserfs I think does not have this problem.  
> Which do you recommend?  Plus I am planning network access in the future
> and I dont know if the filesystem type is a consideration. Thanks

I warmly recommend XFS for video partitions.  For me it worked much better
than ReiserFS.

I use XFS on top of LVM to run a 250GB partition for video.  Its had the
plug pulled on it more than once and no sweat.

Can't comment on Partition Magic and the like, but xfs comes with tools of
its own.