[vdr] Instability with recordings on VDR-1.7.4 when recording to a NTFS partition

Jouni Karvo Jouni.Karvo at iki.fi
Tue Mar 24 17:05:11 CET 2009


Klaus Schmidinger kirjoitti:
> On 23.03.2009 22:13, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
>   
>> On 23.03.2009 21:42, Niedermeier Günter wrote:
>>     
>>>> Here's a quick shot - totally untested (no time, sorry).
>>>> Please try it and let me know if it helps.
>>>>         
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I've tried it:
>>> files are created, but with zero filesize.
>>> Only info is correct.
>>>
>>> After a few seconds vdr is restarting with an "emergency exit!".
>>>       
>> Well, then I guess I do need to spend a little more time on this ;-)
>>     

I hope the patch does what I thought it would: collects writes in larger
chunks.  For a networked application, the key performance bottleneck is
the number of needed transactions.  See e.g.
http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1066051.1066069 (and the PDF file
in there). 

yours,
       Jouni



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