[mythtv-users] Recordings stay in database and on disk for some time after delete?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 17:40:00 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 12:37 PM, Greg Oliver <oliver.greg at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 11:33 AM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I have not used ext3 for my recordings for at least 4 years so I have
>> not had to use the slow deletes option. Since sometime in 2008 I had
>> begun moving my recordings from xfs to ext4 and now the datastorage
>> that I use daily is all ext4. I do not have any problems with ext4 and
>> it does not need the slow delete option.
> Hmmm, does that mean on a low power machine, turning off slow deletes
> on a disk with ext4 does not send the disk IO bound?  I have not dared
> try it, but it would be nice!

ext4 deletes a 4GB file in less than 1 second. Same with xfs.


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