[mythtv-users] Separate frontend vs backend question..
James L. Paul
james at mauibay.net
Fri Feb 27 22:58:53 EST 2004
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On Friday 27 February 2004 1:25 pm, Jayson Garrell wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-02-27 at 15:15, James L. Paul wrote:
> > > Can the NFS run on @#)$ (Windows)... I could then use my existing file
> > > server.
> > Why bother using NFS if you don't have a convenient NFS fileserver? If
> > you have a windows fileserver that presumably uses SMB, just use that. A
> > Linux backend machine can connect to windows fileshares perfectly fine
> > using Samba.
> I don't have a windows pc so... but wouldn't that cause the recording
> names to be truncated? unless it was ntfs, I would assume.
Um, no. We're talking about windows, not DOS. ;) Any version of windows that
can serve network shares can accomodate reasonably long filenames. I would
hope anybody using Windows as a file server is using at least NT or newer
> Jayson G
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