[mythtv-users] NFS and remote backend

Michael Heironimus mkh01 at earthlink.net
Sat Jan 12 14:25:46 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 01:39:29PM +0000, Stroller wrote:
> On 11 Jan 2008, at 18:08, Yeechang Lee wrote:
> > ...
> > As I've commented here several times over the past two+ years I've
> > been running MythTV, CIFS works great for transfers of the large,
> > multi-gigabyte files MythTV uses, while NFS's performance is abysmal
> > by comparison.
> Quick question - I'm sure I could Google it, but I'm pretty sure  
> you'll be able to tell me off the top-of-your-head - how do you  
> ensure CIFS is used, instead of Samba, please?

CIFS is just a protocol. Samba is an application suite that implements
that protocol. Linux smbfs (old) and cifs (new) mounts implement the
client side of the protocol.

Michael Heironimus

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