[mythtv] FileSystem to use for Myth (was Re:Channel change speed)
renchi at pooh.tam.uiuc.edu
Fri Sep 12 14:26:38 EDT 2003
oops, forgot to mention that the system is a dual-processor athlom-mp
(1900+) machine running debian testing/unstable with kernel 2.4.22 (with
xfs patches applied).
On Fri, 12 Sep 2003, Renchi Raju wrote:
> i just did a small benchmark on the filesystems on my machine using
> bonnie++ (for reading and writing 1G files). the results are attached with
> this mail.
> these tests were run with as follows:
> bonnie++ -s 1g -n 0 -f
> Disclaimer: this is a very unscientific test. do your own benchmarks
> and form your own opinion if you don't agree with the results or the
> > Message: 18
> > Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 11:56:55 -0400
> > From: Will Dormann
> > Subject: RE: [mythtv] Re:Channel change speed
> > I just switched my store from ext3 to reiserfs, and I
> > like the change!
> > Channel changing time is significantly faster, and
> > deleting recordings
> > is
> > much faster too.
> > Maybe this should be put in the documentation
> > somewhere. I remember
> > researching which filesystem to use at the time I was
> > setting up my
> > MythTV
> > machine, and I couldn't find any definitive answer as
> > to which would be
> > better in the case of a PVR.
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