[mythtv-users] Fast or Slow deletes ???
matt at frozenatom.com
Tue Dec 23 02:53:00 UTC 2008
Have you ever looked into using XFS? I used to use EXT3 for my recordings
and the deletes where horrible with HD recordings. Now with XFS it is much
On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 11:46 AM, Jim Stichnoth <stichnot at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 8:58 AM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>> On Sunday 21 December 2008 09:46:25 Jim Stichnoth wrote:
>> > The
>> > best ways to help this were to enable fast deletes (ext file systems)
>> > to restrict mythfilldatabase to the wee hours when almost nothing is
>> > recording.
>> "Fast Deletes" ???
>> I'm not sure what you mean by that.
> Oops, I meant "slow deletes".
>> I record at least as much during the "wee hours" as I do any other time of
>> day, and not using the the "suggested time" feature of SD might not be the
>> best thing for them (though I am not sure how much of a factor that might
> I'm not a fan at all of the "suggested time" feature. When I used it, it
> often thrashed the disk during prime-time recording of 3 simultaneous HD
> shows, causing dropouts and seriously impacting the WAF. Picking a specific
> window is better. Best would be for the backend to pick a window when
> nothing (or at least very little) is recording.
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