[mythtv-users] Fast or Slow deletes ???

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 04:59:46 UTC 2008

>> I made the switch for most of my storage groups.
>> XFS deletes a 4GB file in less than 1 second with no locking problem.
> All my recordings drives use XFS. I've never had any problems with
> deletes, though I do still have slow delete enabled for the rare
> occasions that I turn on the slave backend (which has an EXT3 local
> storage group before it starts aiming at the NFS drives which are all
> XFS).

BTW, ext4 looks promising in this respect and its supposed to go
stable in 2.6.28 which should be out soon.


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