[mythtv-users] Choppy playback on remote frontend only - 2 sec prebuffering pause

Bob Wiegand rwiegand at highstream.net
Fri Dec 31 15:58:49 UTC 2004


> Date: Thu, 30 Dec 2004 22:17:02 -0500
> From: James Pifer <jep at obrien-pifer.com>
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Choppy playback on remote frontend only - 2
> 	sec	prebuffering pause
> To: MythTV <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Message-ID: <1104463021.2751.56.camel at tweety.obrien-pifer.com>
>
> Up to this point I've been running frontend and backend on the same
> machine, RH9 with a PVR350 and 250. I finally have setup another machine
> to be a frontend. The playback on the new frontend pauses every 2
> seconds for prebuffering in both LiveTV and recording playback, yet they
> play fine on the combo frontend/backend.

Are the files stored on the backend machine?
I've had similar problems that seem to be due to poor NFS performance.
If I share the drive using Samba it works - with NFS it doesn't.

-- 
Regards,
Bob Wiegand



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