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

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Tue Mar 24 17:12:06 CET 2009


On 24.03.2009 17:05, Jouni Karvo wrote:
> 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). 

That's exactly what the fix does - and apparently it works, judging from
the feedback.

Klaus



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