[mythtv] slow response to delete recording
migmog at gmail.com
Sun Dec 4 13:03:11 UTC 2005
>What filesystem are you using? Ext3 or ReiserFS can take a lot for
>deleting a file of several gigs... Instead, XFS is the faster, only
>1-2 secs maximun.
filesystem is xfs, though this is irrelevant. It's thrashing because
it's doing something with per-frame seek indexing. This is pointless
as it's about to delete the file. Maybe someone that knows the code
'in the large' can explain why it's doing this.
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