[mythtv-users] pixelation when using nfs for playback

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 18:09:41 UTC 2011

On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 9:42 PM,  <f-myth-users at media.mit.edu> wrote:
>    > Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 21:22:57 -0400
>    > From: Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com>
>    > running Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS, if I have my recording drives mounted by
>    > nfs I get pixelation on playback, especially of things currently
>    > recording.
>    > mythbackend:/media/myth/6/        /media/myth/6   nfs     user,bg,rw,rsize=32768,wsize=32768,tcp,intr,nfsvers=3,actimeo=0,async,nobootwait
>    > is one of my mount options possibly causing this?
> I'm suspicious of that actimeo=0; it can cause massive slowdowns in
> one of the four cases of which is client vs server vs whether you're
> pushing or pulling.  (I can forward details if anyone cares.)
> Try actimeo=1 instead.  You'll be within 1 second of up-to-date,
> without the problems.  No idea if that's actually your problem
> here, but worth trying.

indeed, worth trying, thanks, I'll update as to how it turns out.


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