[mythtv-users] Freeze when deleting program
aclose at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 11:30:52 EDT 2005
On 10/26/05, Mercury Morris <mercury.morris at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/26/05, Steve Pugh <stevepugh at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > --- Mercury Morris <mercury.morris at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Can you post the size(s) of the the recordings that
> > > were deleted?
> > > If you don't have that data, that's OK. I ask for
> > > the size data because
> > > on my EXT3 filesystem, deleting smaller size
> > > recordings don't always
> > > cause the freeze. But deleting huge HDTV, two-hour
> > > recordings never
> > > fails to cause the hiccup.
> > >
> > > By smaller size, I mean under 2.5 GB; larger size,
> > > over 7.5 GB.
> > >
> > > Thanks again for posting your experiences with XFS
> > > filesystem.
> > My pleasure! (Heck, I'm just glad to contribute in
> > some way...)
> > The majority of deleted recordings were 2.7GB
> > (one-hour dramas). I did delete a football game that
> > had wound up somewhere in the 4-5GB range, and right
> > now I've got a 5.4GB figure skating show waiting for
> > my wife to see it before I can nuke it.
> > I was, however, seeing my freezes with half-hour
> > programs (~1.2-1-4GB) as well as longer ones.
> OK, great info! Your experiences with XFS, and several papers written about
> different filesystems, have convinced me to use XFS for the video/recordings
> partition the next time I build (or re-build) a system.
you may also want to look into converting /cache/cache into XFS. it
allows the cache to be cleaned out quicker. i don't remember whether
or not this sped up channel changes or not though...
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