[mythtv-users] NFS and remote backend
mkh01 at earthlink.net
Sun Jan 13 23:09:33 UTC 2008
On Sun, Jan 13, 2008 at 03:07:23PM +0000, Stroller wrote:
> 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?
Specify the filesystem type as cifs instead of smb on the client. cifs
and smbfs have slightly different mount options, so check your man pages
if you're switching.
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