[mythtv-users] EXT4 vs XFS

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 13 18:47:56 UTC 2011

On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 11:44 AM, Andrew McCauley <ajmccauley at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am building a new myth be/fe today.  Has anyone seen any downsides to
> using XFS for the recording file system?

Well, without more information, the answer is "maybe". I did
occasionally have the need to repair my XFS volume after power outage
or forced reboot. I don't remember loosing any actual data though, but
it was manual and annoying.

I did a quick search and it appears (and I vaguely remember reading
before) that XFS definitely has lower CPU overhead, so on a lower
powered system, it may be advantageous.


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