[mythtv-users] Slow network causes myth to hang?

David Campbell 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.

Dave


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