[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] mythtv commit: r23435 - in trunk/mythtv by mdean

Simon Kenyon simon at koala.ie
Tue Feb 2 20:36:59 UTC 2010

Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 08:45 +0000, Simon Kenyon wrote:
>> On 02/02/2010 04:07, mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org wrote:
>> i was wondering if slowly deleting a file was a good idea?
>> i'm thinking of the situation of another recording being in progress?
>> depending on the file system being used, the end result could be a lot 
>> of disk fragmentation
> The way to avoid that is to set the reserved size to a larger value. By
> default it is 1GB, but if you want to use ext3 or another file system
> which requires slow deletes you should set it at 20-30 GB. XFS is still
> the best choice for MythTV media storage as it is fast, doesn't require
> slow deletes and has an online defragmenter you can run nightly. VFS
> is still good, and when properly configured, so is ext4.

i am in the process of moving to ext4
you say properly configured
i will check on the web, but do you have a url which contains 

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