[mythtv-users] Fragmentation On Recording Disk?

catfish catfish at halfdone.com
Wed Apr 4 19:04:35 UTC 2007

Michael MacLeod wrote:
> root at sixball:~# xfs_db -r /dev/mythtv/mythmedia
> xfs_db> frag
> actual 3904, ideal 3191, fragmentation factor 18.26%
> xfs_db> quit
> I just thought I'd share this with the list, and ask if anyone else has
> encountered significant performance loss due to disk fragmentation? How
> fragmented are your drives?

Robert wrote:
> mythbox ~ # xfs_db -r /dev/mapper/vg-mythtv
> xfs_db> frag
> actual 60667, ideal 67, fragmentation factor 99.89%
> xfs_db>
> Hmm, that looks pretty bad.

Very interesting, think it would effect JFS also? I can't seem to locate 
an equivalent tool for it.

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