Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?

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Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 6:02 am

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On Wednesday 29 June 2011 01:40:24 Gabriel M. Beddingfield wrote:

I don't believe the journal takes that much overhead. What makes recording=
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more difficult is that with one ardour-session and several channels, you ar=
e=20
writing several files at once. So you want a disk with fast seek-time and/o=
r=20
high latencies set in jack/ardour. And if you want to optimize the disk, yo=
u=20
will take a serious look at ssd for the recording of the current session an=
d=20
hold the archive on a nas with raid.
If you are just recording (no playback of existing material) you can furthe=
r=20
optimize by using an app that records your several channels into one file=20
(which is written sequentially) like timemachine and the likes.

Wether you use ext[234], xfs or anything else doesn't matter. All current=20
filesystems can be resized at least offline, so putting your partitions in =
a lvm=20
is a good idea even if you are on a laptop.

> - For everything else... use a stable, journaling

'reiserfs' and 'stable' in the same sentence:-/
Well, there are two types of people regarding reiserfs, those who love it a=
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those who lost data using reiserfs...

Have fun,

Arnold

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[LAU] Best file system for audio?, S. Massy, (Mon Jun 27, 10:45 pm)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, Jeremy Jongepier, (Wed Jun 29, 5:47 am)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, Jeremy Jongepier, (Sun Jul 3, 9:34 am)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, Gabriel M. Beddingfield, (Tue Jun 28, 11:40 pm)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, Arnold Krille, (Wed Jun 29, 6:02 am)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, Emanuel Rumpf, (Wed Jun 29, 7:43 am)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, Jörn Nettingsmeier, (Wed Jun 29, 6:16 am)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, Arnold Krille, (Wed Jun 29, 7:15 am)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, Christopher Cherrett, (Tue Jun 28, 11:49 pm)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, Gabriel M. Beddingfield, (Wed Jun 29, 2:07 am)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, Jack O'Quin, (Wed Jun 29, 3:04 am)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, Aaron Krister Johnson, (Tue Jun 28, 7:34 pm)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, Jostein Chr. Andersen, (Tue Jun 28, 7:33 am)
Re: [LAU] Best file system for audio?, S. Massy, (Wed Jun 29, 5:57 pm)