[mythtv-users] pixelation when using nfs for playback

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 18:45:26 UTC 2011

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 2:43 PM, mythtv at blandford.net
<mythtv at blandford.net> wrote:
> On 04/28/2011 10:39 AM, Steven Adeff wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 12:26 PM, Evuraan<evuraan at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>> 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?
>>> if you *have* to use nfs, try over udp instead of tcp.
>> interesting, the wiki makes a point of using tcp over udp.
> If you are using large packet size - like you are above, then really tcp
> only makes sense.
> I use similar mount options as you with mythtv over NFS and I don't have
> any pixelation issues.
> As others have mentioned, the backend can stream to the frontend as well
> using its own protocol.  Is there any reason you can't use that
> methodology to see if it really is NFS causing the issue?

read my clarification post to Michael, on my non-SBE frontend in my
bedroom I unmount the NFS shares and things go back to normal.

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