[mythtv-users] Deleting Recordings does not release Disk Space
Joseph A. Caputo
jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Thu Oct 14 13:45:39 UTC 2004
On Thursday 14 October 2004 07:17, wmunson at rochester.rr.com wrote:
> > So is XFS or NFS the one to use? I know nothing of either but
> > Isaac said NFS and now you mention XFS.
> > Cheers,
> > Dave
> Well you really need to do a bit of reading and the usual "I am not
> an expert" disclaimers apply to what I say.
> NFS is a way to have storage on several different servers and combine
> them. XFS is a fairly new very efficient file system designed for
> handling large files well.
Slight correction... AFAIK, NFS does not "combine" disparate
filesystems. All NFS does it allow you to export a filesystem or
portion of a filesystem from one system, and mount the exported
filesystem on another machine on the network. It's similar to the way
you'd use Samba (or Windows) shares.
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