[mythtv-users] OT: NFS - Anyone seen a problem like this

Rusty McEacharn 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
> recording.
> 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
> What if the hokey pokey IS what it's all about -- author unknown
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