Ubuntu-US-NM Mythbuntu 7.10 Released
chris at protonlab.net
Sun Nov 4 15:35:15 GMT 2007
Thanks for the note. Currently I am using JFS on a RAID5 array to store my
video. It seems to work pretty well.
On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 08:05:23AM -0700, Eric Krieger wrote:
> As a performance tip I would format the drive or partition that you are
> going to store your video files on to XFS. When it comes to large files
> XFS is by far better than EXT3 or ReiserFS.
> To install the XFS format:
> sudo apt-get install xfslibs-dev xfsprogs xfsdump uuid-dev
> To format a partition XFS: (mind you don't do this on a drive that has
> data you want to keep)
> mkfs.xfs /dev/xxx
> To mount a XFS partition using fstab....
> sudo nano /etc/fstab
> make a line that looks like:
> /dev/xxx /path/to/mount/ xfs auto 0 0
> Eric Krieger wrote:
> > I usually go for 850 -> 900 megs an hour. I've tested this setting on
> > a friends 50' HD Plasma/Buffalo Linktheater and it was really hard to
> > tell the difference between DVD and XVID.
> > Eric
> > Chris Brotherton wrote:
> >> Eric,
> >> I noticed you set a final filesize when using handbrake:
> >>> /path/to/converted/movie.avi -e xvid -f avi -S 1700 -2 -E ac3
> >> I assume that is for a 2 hour or so movie. What guideline do you use to
> >> determine the final filesize (GB/hour??)?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Chris.
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