[mythtv-users] Slow network causes myth to hang?
dave at cpfc.org
Sun Feb 11 15:52:10 UTC 2007
Brian Wood wrote:
> As was suggested here yesterday try running a monitoring utility on
> the interface while you change menus and see what all the
> chattering's about.
Umm, that was my suggestion after someone me too'd the thread. And
people wonder why mailing lists are in decline :)
> I've basically concluded that, except for a laptop that MUST move
> around, wireless is something to be avoided if at all possible, but
> I'm sure you have reasons why a wire is impractical.
> Also, if you are running NFS over a wireless link are you using TCP
> or the default UDP? Perhaps you are not really "saturated" but just
> busy enough to be getting dropped packets which UDP doesn't cope with
> too well.
I am using TCP, I wonder if it is worth the effort of getting NFS V4
working as that drastically reduces bandwidth.
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