Re: defrag on linux system
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2005 09:05:31 -0400
> Not exactly on the topic, but fragmentation is a huge problem to me.
> I have striping RAID 2*120 GB and would like to capture real time
> uncompressed video on it, 768x576x25x1.5 = 15.8 MB/sec.
Then you should use a filesystem geared towards your needs. ext3 is for
normal UNIX use. If you want large streaming access, you should use
XFS, developed by SGI for just that purpose.
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