[mythtv-users] Streaming better than NFS

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Apr 2 18:14:31 UTC 2008

Roger Heflin wrote:
> Brad DerManouelian wrote:
>> Brian Foddy wrote:
>>> My NFS mounting params:
>>> rsize=8192,wsize=8192,hard,intr,nfsvers=3,actimeo=0,tcp
>> I have good luck with these settings:
>> intr,soft,rsize=16384,wsize=16384,nfsvers=3,tcp
>> I also have gigabit ethernet with jumbo frames, so I'm not sure what it 
>> would do on a network without that.
>> -Brad
> soft is never a good idea, if anything goes wrong on your network the 
> application will be given an IO error and data *WILL* be lost, it is much better 
> to hang and not lose any data.

I would rather lose data than hang. Maybe that's just me.

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