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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.


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