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post #101 of 4043
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Would there be any performance benefit to having the hard drives as NTFS vs. another format?
Two of the hard drives will be used heavily, one for movies and one for recorded TV.

I had a couple of NTFS drives in my home server for a while before I set up a software RAID 5 array (mdadm). The CPU usage during reads and especially writes was pretty high. Granted that was in Debian Squeeze on an old Pentium 4. I would think that a faster CPU would handle NTFS just fine. Perhaps a newer kernel would help too.
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post #102 of 4043
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I always found arch just a little too thin for me.. There are times when te last thing i want to do is look at a command line. Debian is a good compromise for me. I would definitly not recomend arch for beginners. The frist time i tried linux, it was gentoo (similur to arch in level of difficality) As a newb, i didnt know what the hell was going on and how to use it. I dissmissed linux and didnt try it again for almost 2 years. Finilly, my friend convinced me to try mint, and i loved it. It was so easy. As i learned more about linux though mint, arch didnt look so scary. Start with something easy and work your way up

Gentoo is actually deeper than Arch, as you have to compile everything in Gentoo, whereas in Arch, you don't have to. It's significantly easier than Gentoo when you know nothing of Linux ( my first Linux distro was Mandrake back in the day when command line was almost essential so learning at least a good portion was almost mandatory ).


But the Arch wiki, is one of the single most detailed and informative Wiki's around for Linux. And will apply to most distro's aside from package name and some file locations.
post #103 of 4043
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Quote:
Originally Posted by axipher View Post

Would there be any performance benefit to having the hard drives as NTFS vs. another format?
Two of the hard drives will be used heavily, one for movies and one for recorded TV.

I had a couple of NTFS drives in my home server for a while before I set up a software RAID 5 array (mdadm). The CPU usage during reads and especially writes was pretty high. Granted that was in Debian Squeeze on an old Pentium 4. I would think that a faster CPU would handle NTFS just fine. Perhaps a newer kernel would help too.

Yeah, this will be on my 8-core Bulldozer so I'm not the least bit worried about CPU usage.
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post #104 of 4043
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Im currently turning my debian/linux mint dual boot setup into a into a lmde/fedora dual boot setup. Ive be running a fedora vm 24/7 for the last 2 weeks or so, i can say its now one of my favorite distros out there. Feels very much like debian with the rough edges sanded down. Runs fast, good repo and probable one of the most stable ive used. It also has that same odd thong debian has- its as easy or as advanced as you want it to be. It is (unlike debian) not a massive pain to install and still very light yet packed with stuff. It worked without many problems with my current system. Id recommend it to alot of people.

So heres my top three favorite distros:
1.debian
2.fedora
3.linux mint

Whats yours?
post #105 of 4043
Well I have Ubuntu 10.10 up and running on my bulldozer rig with MediaTomb. I'm going to look into setting up Apache2 again and adding MDP.

Here's the HDD setup:
- 1x Vertex 3 120 GB - Boot drive - as ext3
- 2x Samsung 1.5 TB RAID 1 - Docs, Tunes, Software, Downloads - as ext4 with software RAID1
- 1x WD Green 2 TB - Movies - as ext4
- 1x Samsung 500 GB - Back-ups - as ext4
- 1x WD Black 1 TB - Scratch drive, web server files, VM files - as ext4
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post #106 of 4043
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Im currently turning my debian/linux mint dual boot setup into a into a lmde/fedora dual boot setup. Ive be running a fedora vm 24/7 for the last 2 weeks or so, i can say its now one of my favorite distros out there. Feels very much like debian with the rough edges sanded down. Runs fast, good repo and probable one of the most stable ive used. It also has that same odd thong debian has- its as easy or as advanced as you want it to be. It is (unlike debian) not a massive pain to install and still very light yet packed with stuff. It worked without many problems with my current system. Id recommend it to alot of people.

Urgh, Fedora. It's a decent distro, but a little aggravating considering the dozens of SELinux popups you get even after a fresh install of the OS. Not to mention the FOSS fanaticism. You need to add third-party repos just for basic multimedia features.

It's good as a test-bed OS, but not for desktop use.
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post #107 of 4043
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Im a bit of a foss fanatic myself, so that dosnt bother me. Other then windows for netflix, ive found foss stuff for almost everything i use, including mulitmedia stuff. A little harder to find, but worth it. If you find fedora fanatic, you may want to stay away from debian. Its so crazy they are rebranded firefox cause te artwork was trandmarked. The ARTWORK. Still, great disro. also i havnt gotten any warnings popups yet, i hope it stays that way.
Edited by jrl1357 - 4/21/12 at 4:56pm
post #108 of 4043
Howdy everyone!

Speaking of multimedia, flash was giving me the run around for a bit today. The color hue was off for videos on youtube and found a nice work around here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1698956

This maybe helpful to anyone else having problems with flash, not just this hue bug. Basically go to youtube.com/html5 and sign up for the HTML5 trial.

I hope all else is well! I need to disappear again though, finals week is next week for me! tongue.gif

Edit: fixed the link
Edited by Fir3Chi3f - 4/23/12 at 4:40pm
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post #109 of 4043
I suppose I'll join the club smile.gif

I prefer Arch

edit: And I think we should drop 'the' from the link text! Man, I'm getting kind of pushy for not even being a member yet!
Edited by Conley - 4/24/12 at 5:10pm
post #110 of 4043
Thread Starter 
i see fir3chi3f already has editing his link. i can change the link. if anyone else already with it wants to drop the 'the' also you'll have to change it in your sig. i think it fits in the thread title thou

EDIT

added!
Edited by jrl1357 - 4/24/12 at 7:05pm
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