[mythtv-users] Is there an advantage to using a NAS vs local hard disks?

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 16:51:29 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:39 AM, Steve Heistand <steve at heistand.org> wrote:

> I have both local raid in my mythtv box and remote NFS raid.
> you would want "live tv" to be on a local non-software raid
> filesystem for sure.
> but other then that even 100mbit ethernet is fast enough for
> playback. playback and a couple of transcoding writes could
> fill up the pipe though. with gigabit there would be no worries.
> wireless is of course out of the question.
> if the NAS box doesnt do NFS but only SMB (windows) then there
> might be performance issues to worry about.

If you only have one system connecting (backend to NAS), then iSCSI is
always an efficient option (or even AoE)

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