[mythtv-users] Changing filesystems?

Jarod C. Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Thu Feb 5 03:04:53 EST 2004

On Feb 4, 2004, at 20:56, Jeff wrote:

> Got a question hopefully someone can answer.  Since upgrading to 14, 
> it seems
> that whenever I delete a recording it takes *FOREVER* to delete it and 
> come
> back to the UI.  This seems to be especially bad when the backend is 
> recording
> and commflag'ing at the same time as the delete.
> I've got reiserfs on my LVM where I store my recordings and I'm 
> assuming that
> all that time to delete is because of the huge number of inodes used 
> for big
> files.
> Other particulars: there are two drives, 60G and 120G of which the LVM 
> has
> space on both; both are on one IDE channel (probably a bad thing); and 
> the
> journaling (or something) seems to be just eating up available space.
> The question is: how can I change the reiserfs to a ext3 fs to take 
> advantage
> of the largefile inode support or will this make any difference at all.

Ack. Most people have said that Reiser performs better than ext3 for 
Myth, so I don't know that I'd recommend going that route. I've had 
excellent results with XFS myself though.

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE

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