[mythtv-users] Can't reexport SMB share over NFS...what am I doing wrong?

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Fri Sep 10 18:48:00 UTC 2010

On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Scott Alfter <scott at alfter.us> wrote:

> I'm trying to improve video playback performance on a remote frontend
> that's
> connected over 802.11a (until the driver for the WiFi dongle it's using is
> updated to support 802.11n...but that's another matter).  Most of what I'm
> trying to stream lately has been DVD rips in H.264 that run somewhere
> around
> 1-1.5 Mbps; they're served up by a Buffalo LinkStation Quad, which supports
> and AFP, but not NFS.  With most files, there are frequent pauses during
> playback (maybe every 10-30 seconds), which are annoying.  Some sources
> I've
> run across suggest that NFS has less protocol overhead and should offer
> better
> streaming quality over WiFi, so I figured I'd give it a shot by reexporting
> the
> shared video from my backend/frontend over NFS.
> /etc/exports has this entry in it:
> /mnt/media,no_subtree_check,rw,insecure)
> When I restart NFS, I get this:
> exportfs: Warning: /mnt/media does not support NFS export.

It's been a while since I've tried, but I was under the impression that NFS
will not re-export mounted filesystems.

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