[mythtv-users] EXT4 vs XFS

Greg Cope gregcope at gmail.com
Sun Nov 13 16:43:54 UTC 2011

On 13 November 2011 13:11, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Richard

Same here.  Well I have had less issues than before so consider ext4
throughout a better solution.


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