filesystem choice [was Re: [mythtv-users] Problem: Mythfrontend "thinks" there are no recordings]

Robert Tsai rtsai1111 at
Fri Jun 24 13:51:11 UTC 2005

On Fri, Jun 24, 2005 at 12:33:21PM +0100, Neil Bird wrote:
> Around about 23/06/05 16:04, Donavan Stanley typed ...
> >However, using ext3 for storing your recordings is a bad idea. xfs,
> >jfs or Reiser is a much better choice.
>   Is it really that bad?  I used ext3 'just because' (I set up some
>   larger block size opt., I don't recall what).  Prob. a bit late to
>   change now.

There are some anecdotal performance measurements in the mailing list
archives referenced here:

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
Url :

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list