[mythtv-users] NFS and remote backend

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 20:58:24 UTC 2008

> On my gigabit network, NFS from my backend (Athlon64 X2 4600+, 2GB RAM)
> to a G5 tower gets about 18MB/s for any size transfer from 350MB to
> 1.5GB.
This is slow (compared to what I get between 2 Athlon64 computers). I
assume that is because the G5 is a few years old.

> If I then delete the file from the G5 and copy the exact same
> file again I reach speeds of up to 56MB/s (according to IPNetMonitor - a
> Mac network tool which graphs network transfers in real time - so it's
> not just a cached file at the Mac end)
I would say this probably is because of caching.


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