[mythtv-users] NFS woes

jack snodgrass mrlinuxgroups at gmail.com
Mon Dec 11 16:53:54 UTC 2006

On 12/7/06, Tom Wright <thomaswright at cantab.net> wrote:
> On Thursday 07 December 2006 09:30, Tom Wright wrote:
> > I guess I'll try CIFS then, but I've got to find out how to get it to do
> > posix file permissions.
> Well, CIFS was a piece of cake to set up, and works perfectly.  I can now
> transfer large files at insane speeds and it doesn't lock up even when fast
> forwarding at 180x.
> I'm still using NFS for the root filesystem, but it's all working perfectly.
> Thanks to all for your advice in setting this up, but NFS is a no-go for
> videos at the moment I'm afraid.
> Tom

The only issue I have with CIFS is is not 100% compatable with unix file names.
is a valid file ( ends with a '.' but does not have an 'extension' )
cifs does not allow that file to exists....  other than that, it works great.


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