[mythtv-users] NFS and remote backend

Stroller linux.luser at myrealbox.com
Sun Jan 13 15:07:23 UTC 2008

On 12 Jan 2008, at 14:25, Michael Heironimus wrote:

> 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.

My apologies - you're of course perfectly correct.

Let me rephrase my question:

    How does ensure that Samba uses CIFS instead smbfs, please?


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