[mythtv-users] Re: Why XFS over ext3

belcampo belcampo at zonnet.nl
Wed Jun 29 13:17:57 UTC 2005

On Wednesday 29 June 2005 11:08, mythtv-users-request at mythtv.org wrote:
> Message: 25
> Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 08:47:08 +0100
> From: Neil Bird <neil at fnxweb.com>
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Why XFS over ext3?
> To: MythTV <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Message-ID: <42C251FC.30500 at fnxweb.com>
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>    May need to reformat my /usr/mythtv as it appears to be irrevocably
> b#ggered.  I'd previously done it ext3-largefiles, but people seem to
> recommend XFS, which I've never used.
>    Any particular reason?  Will I have future-proof issues given that
> ext3 is the 'formal' format?  Any extra tools I need (will it all 'just
> work' with fsck, etc.)?
See how fast a system reboots/fsck's after power-failure, XFS is superfast in 
that way. I have autofsck enabled by default, MDK10.1, and have never had any 
problem pulling the power-plug. So far at least !!
> --
> [neil at fnx ~]# rm -f .signature
> [neil at fnx ~]# ls -l .signature
> ls: .signature: No such file or directory
> [neil at fnx ~]# exit

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