[mythtv-users] Samba 3 better than NFS 3 for recording over Ethernet

Greg Oliver goliver at cistera.com
Wed Dec 28 22:16:35 EST 2005

What mount option are you passing to the nfs share..  SMB versus nfs and
smb being faster is impossible IMO.

On Wed, 2005-12-28 at 18:31 -0800, Yeechang Lee wrote:
> Buechler, Mark R <Mark_R_Buechler at bausch.com> says:
> > My recordings directory is a raid5 set which isn't the fastest in the world
> [...]
> > Another thing I'm considering is HD. If I attempt to vew HD content from my
> > DVB card while streaming it to the raid5 array it can't really handle it too
> > well - whereas with a separate live tv buffer it wasn't a problem.
> I'm going to blatantly hijack this thread to record for posterity
> that, at least with my setup (streaming HDTV recordings to a software
> RAID 5+LVM2 array over Gigabit Ethernet with Fedora Core and the
> ATrpms version of MythTV 18.1), Samba 3 is rock solid while NFS 3 is
> pretty guaranteed to generate near-endless IOBOUND error messages in
> mythbackend.log. More detail when I have the time and inclination to
> write up my experiences, but I hope this helps others in my situation
> in the meanwhile; a month of IOBOUND error messages despite endless
> tuning attempts.
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