Re: [linux-audio-user] Partitioning for audio

From: Jan Depner <eviltwin69@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Thu Mar 23 2006 - 03:33:00 EET

On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 11:41 +0100, Jean-Baptiste Mestelan wrote:
> If I may be so bold as to add a question :
> what filesystem should the recording disk use ?
> I hear that a journaled filesystem (ext3, xfs, reiserfs), while being
> safer, would be slower than - say - ext2.
> My recording hard drive (80 Go) is currently using FAT32 for
> compatibility, but I wonder if this is a very good choice regarding
> I/O performances ?

    Definitely not FAT32. I'd suggest XFS.

Jan 'Evil Twin' Depner
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