[mythtv-users] EXT4 vs XFS

Scott & Nicole Harris snharris99 at live.com
Sun Nov 13 18:51:00 UTC 2011

>> I switched to XFS yesterday, and I will say one thing I noticed 
>> immediately.
>> The 5 - 10 second pause I have come to live with when Live TV crosses 
>> from
>> one program to another (i.e. Watching NFL Today from 12 - 1.   At 1 when 
>> it
>> switches to the NFL Game, there's a 5 - 10 second "freeze" while Myth 
>> ends
>> using the first file and starts up the next one) is reduced to a 1/2 
>> second
>> "blip".

>Hmm.. that may indicate other problems. I haven't noticed any pause in
>that situation at all. Are you using a fairly low powered frontend?


I have seen this issue reported elsewhere.  My most used frontend (for live 
TV) is not terribly under-powered considering it's only a front end.  Athlon 
3200, 1.5GB Ram, NVidia 430 GT.  Let's face it, Live TV is a red headed 
stepchild in Myth TV. 

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