[mythtv-users] drive layout (partitions and filsystem types)

Nick Rout nick at rout.co.nz
Sun Jul 3 05:23:52 EDT 2005

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On Sun, 2005-07-03 at 07:36 +0000, Marius Schrecker wrote:
> Hi,
> See from a knoppmyth/pvr-500 howto that I should have partitions for /cache
> and /myth:
>       select "New, Primary" with the size of your / partition
>      arrow down to free space
>      select "New, Logical" enter 500
>      arrow over to type and select swap from the list
>      arrow down to free space again
>      select "New, Logical" enter 10gb for /cache
>      arrow down to free space once more
>      select "New, Logical" and use the rest of the space for /myth
> WAs a little surprised that the howto recommends using ext2:
>     mke2fs -O sparse_super -m0 -i8000000 -L cache -M /cache /dev/hdaX
>      mke2fs -j -O sparse_super -m0 -i8000000 -L myth -M /myth /dev/hdaX
> Is this really the most efficient filesystem type for the purpose?
> Cheers
> Marius
> Registered Linux user
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