[mythtv-users] MythTV freezing up

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 11:25:41 UTC 2007

> The bottom line is that I had been using XFS as my file system for my myth
> recordings in conjunction with a LVM (logical volume manager)... When I
> upgraded from FC3 to FC6 I also wiped out a Windows partition on a second
> hard drive and added it to my existing video volume for some extra disk
> space. This change must have pushed the limits of the XFS/LVM combination,
> plus the fact that the second drive was somewhat older and less capable.

I was a bit sus about XFS too back when I had a FC3 box that froze up
every day. But I trashed it and built a FC5 box and chose jfs as the
file system. I've had no freezes since but I don't know whether it was
something in FC3 or xfs. Jfs has been great.

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