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

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Dec 30 20:49:11 EST 2005

On Dec 30, 2005, at 3:11 PM, Yeechang Lee wrote:

> Brad wrote:
>> Are you sure you don't have a drive failure? RAID 5 will continue  
>> on  =
>> normally but your speed will sink fast if a drive fails.
> I am well aware of how mdadm handles drive failures and how to monitor
> the array's and drives' health. Believe me, they're fine as far as I
> can tell. And as I've written, iostat shows all drives in the array
> with similar performance measures.

You've checked all the stuff I would check, then. Next I would start  
questioning the RAID card or hardware connections. Write speeds of  
7-10MB/sec is what I would expect out of RAID 5 with ATA-100, 2MB  
cache drives.

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