[mythtv-users] Better think twice before choosing an FS especially for LVM

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Thu Sep 15 21:48:26 UTC 2005

Brandon Beattie wrote:

>I've had personal experience or direct relations with companies who've
>faced every one of those problems above.  If reliablity is what you
>want Raid5 alone is not a solution.  I personally think that there will
>always be a good share of people who will want to use Raid5 (Maybe not
>what they need though).  I also have a strong opinion that raid is
>being sensationalized in use for Myth or any media center.  If you
>disagree that's completely fine with me. :)  .. Let me know what you're
>doing in a couple years though. 
I totally agree.  I do not use RAID5 on my system because of the lost 
space + lack of good expandability.  LVM works fine.  i don't care if I 
lose anything on my media drive because I back up important files to 
DVD-RW and the rest is just recordings that I can always get back.


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