[vdr] making VDR ext4-ready
baltasar86 at web.de
Sun Jun 7 01:58:41 CEST 2009
today I've read an interesting article about ext4:
but there is also an english version). The new file system seems to be better
for large files, as VDR-recordings are. Files up to 512 MB can be saved with
just 1 inode, instead of a half Megabyte of inodes in ext3.
So ext4 seems to be perfect for a video-partition, but to make it more
perfect, it would be nice if VDR could use the fallocate()-systemcall as
mentioned in the article. This would prevent fragmentation in the file system.
For more information you should read the article ;)
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