[linux-audio-user] Filesystem: Ardour / SWD / Laptop
aacton at yorku.ca
Sun Sep 28 20:51:01 EDT 2003
On 09/28/2003 12:13:26 PM, glimt wrote:
> Laptops go into suspend mode, come out of suspend mode, support suspend to
> disk, etc. Most of the bugs I have seen mentioned revolve around this
> area. Also, laptops tend to run out of power and just go thunk (if no
> power management is configured) than desktops do.
You're right. I rarely use battery power on my laptop, so I didn't think of
> How does ReiserFS perform for multimedia work? OK, or do I really
> absolutely need to use XFS?
As I said previously, both reiser and xfs noticeably outperform etx3 for
multimedia apps. They seem about the same except for serious video editing,
where xfs reigns supreme. Like I said, for audio, the most important thing is
to speed up /tmp... ext REALLY sucks for /tmp.
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