[mythtv-users] OT: NFS - Anyone seen a problem like this
mceachrw at gmail.com
Sat Aug 20 00:40:00 UTC 2005
how many nfs servers are you starting? i limited mine to one and had
problems when trying to play black via nfs using a hauppuage mediamvp.
it would completely lock up the backend machine. i set the number of
nfs servers to 2 or 4, can't remember, and all was well.
On 8/19/05, Michael J. Lynch <mlynch at gcom.com> wrote:
> I realize that this question doesn't have much at all to do with
> Myth proper, but when it occurs it's always when I'm watching a
> The problem is the playback will freeze. There is no response
> from the keyboard or mouse. If I switch to a different VT, top
> show's a pretty much idle processor. Since I can't get out of
> playback, I kill off mythfrontend, but still no response. Finally,
> I killed off everything on VT7 (X) and I eventually got a login
> prompt on it.
> Login works but hangs when bringing up network services. Finally,
> I unmount the NFS video share and remount then everything starts
> working again.
> My set up is backend running FC2 on AMD 3200++. Frontend running
> FC2 on P3 733Mhz. Both using Myth 0.17.
> I don't really think this problem has anything to do with Myth. I
> was wondering if anyone else has ever seen a problem like this with
> NFS. Is there an NFS option I could try that might help. One
> other note, I don't have to do anything to the backend machine to
> make playback work again.
> Anyway, thanks for any thoughts anyone may have on the subject.
> Michael J. Lynch
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