[mythtv-users] Very long recordings won't play from remote front end

stan stanb at panix.com
Sun Jan 21 12:10:50 UTC 2007

On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 09:04:26PM -0500, Tom Lichti wrote:
> stan wrote:
> > I've just recorded several shows that were extra long (7 hours for
> > instance). I can play these from the frontend on the machine that hosts the
> > backend, and storage for these, but if I try to bring one up from a remote
> > frontend. I get a black screen for a long time (say 1 minute), and then it
> > just drops back to the selection menu. 
> >
> > Is there a tuning par mater that I can tweak to solve this?
> >   
> How is the data being accessed by the frontend? Is it SMB, CIFS orNFS 
> mounted, or streamed?
I think it's steamed. It is the default, I have not set up NFS, or Samba
access to the backend for the frontends.

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