[mythtv-users] Re: XFS Recommendations?

Nate nate_lists at dslextreme.com
Wed Sep 29 14:42:59 EDT 2004


Jarod Wilson wrote:

>On Wednesday 29 September 2004 10:51, soekul wrote:
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>>I'm using XFS w/ 4k stacks as well. Runs like a charm!
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>Axel didn't say it wouldn't work. He said "Try to avoid kernels with 
>4KSTACKS". There are some Very Bad Things that can happen w/a 4k-stacks 
>kernel when an XFS partition gets full (namely, severe corruption of the 
>partition). Up until that point, it works fine.
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>>On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 10:27:49 -0700, Nate <nate_lists at dslextreme.com> wrote:
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>>>Axel Thimm wrote:
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>>>>On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 01:22:18PM -0700, Mike Wood wrote:
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>>>>>Hey guys/gals,  I'm setting up a new drive to be used as my myth
>>>>>storage device.  I'm thinking about using XFS as the file system.  I
>>>>>don't want to start a debate over whether that's a good choice. 
>>>>>That's been done. What I'm wondering is, from those that are using XFS
>>>>>successfully for Myth, do you recommend any options/settings, either
>>>>>when the filesystem is created, or mounting options.  Obviously, I'm
>>>>>looking for performance improvements, and stability improvements, if
>>>>>any.
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>>>>Try to avoid kernels with 4KSTACKS.
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>>>Hmm, I'm using xfs w/ 4k stacks on gentoo just fine.
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>>>What makes you think it won't work?
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Ah, thanks, I didn't know that.  I'll be sure to leave some room then

-Nate



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