[mythtv-users] EXT4 vs XFS

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 13 13:11:17 UTC 2011

On Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 10:52 PM, Jean-Yves Avenard <jyavenard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12 November 2011 15:39, Mark Lord <mythtv at rtr.ca> wrote:
>> I've tried JFS, ext3, ext4, and xfs for my recordings partitions,
>> and xfs always wins, big time.
> How can a filesystem wins "big time" over another when it comes to recordings...
> And one that require manual checking at that...
> I would assume that really, for mythtv use at the end of the day, it
> doesn't matter much...

Yup, back before ext4 was available and ext3 had an issue with slow
deletes I used xfs. Ever since ext4 was considered stable I've been
using it with zero issues.


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