[mythtv-users] Which filesystem deletes large files the fastest?

Brian Stults bstults at crim.ufl.edu
Wed Oct 27 01:24:10 UTC 2004

Buchanan, Paul (West) wrote:
>>Which FS deletes large files the fastest, without loosing too much
>>it crashes?
> Its probably a toss up between XFS and Reiser, depending on what benchmark you are looking at.  I am using XFS, and find that deletes take almost no time at all with 2-3 Gb files.

I used to use ReiserFS.  It was great for most things, but deleting 
files was particularly slow.  I switched to JFS (after reading the 
mythtv documentation - hint, hint) and it is much, much faster at deleting.

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