[mythtv-users] NTFS-3G filesystem in the userspace

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu Dec 7 17:14:12 UTC 2006

Devan Lippman wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone had been able to give the ntfs-3g driver a
> chance for using with the target volume for recordings.  I know they
> have this performance chart http://www.ntfs-3g.org/performance.html
> but I'm still a little curious if the sequential access will be
> enough.  The performance of this driver is still not optimized and I'm
> not sure what effects that running the driver in userspace will have.

I am using it on a desktop, and it does work, but I don't think the 
performance is there to use as a recording directory. I may have set it 
up wrong, but it is VERY slow for me, when writing to it. Reading is not 
a problem. This is with a dual core P4 and an IDE drive.


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