[mythtv-users] MySQL on SSD 99% Utilization

David Rees drees76 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 4 01:08:55 UTC 2011

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 10:45 AM, Brian Long <briandlong at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would have thought Fedora 13 would have aligned it properly, but I guess
> it's off a little.
> $ sudo parted /dev/sdg print
> Disk /dev/sdg: 30.0GB
> Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
> Partition Table: msdos
> Number  Start   End     Size    Type     File system  Flags
>  1      1049kB  525MB   524MB   primary  ext4         boot
>  2      525MB   30.0GB  29.5GB  primary               lvm

That doesn't give us enough detail.  What's the output from fdisk -l
/dev/sdg say?

I assume that your MySQL data is on the lvm partition - I don't know
if lvm pads things out, either (where does LVM store it's partition

> I upgraded from F13 to F14, but I wonder if a re-install might be better?

I think that F14 should automatically align partitions on 1MB
boundaries which seems to be what most are standardizing on these days
(Microsoft has been doing it for a while, anyways).

> Since I've probably written more than 30GB to the SSD
> drive by installing F13, then F14, should I try to condition the drive?

I wouldn't bother.


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