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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.29
    Janne Grunau wrote:
    >..
    > MythTV calls fsync every few seconds on ongoing recordings to prevent
    > stalls due to large cache writebacks on ext3.
    >
    > Janne
    > (MythTV developer)
    ..

    Oooh.. a myth dev!

    With the HVR-1600 card, myth calls fsync() *ten* times a second
    while recording analog TV (digital is fine).

    Any chance you could track down and fix that ?

    It might be the same thing that's biting Lennart's system
    with his PVR-500 card.

    Cheers


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