[mythtv-users] EXT4 vs XFS

Simon Hobson linux at thehobsons.co.uk
Sun Nov 13 18:01:23 UTC 2011

Richard Shaw wrote:

>  > And for that matter, if I'm currently using ext3, is it worth
>>  changing to ext4 ?
>There's no downside that I know of and you should be able to convert
>it without reformatting, although it can not be mounted so you may
>need to use a LiveCD to do it.

Great. I have enough space to empty one drive, but not the other, so 
the conversion option is a great help. Unmounting them will be no 
problem, the recordings are on their own filesystems.

Simon Hobson

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