[mythtv-users] Re: Samba 3 better than NFS 3 for recording over Ethernet

Rudy Zijlstra mythtv at edsons.demon.nl
Thu Dec 29 04:37:53 EST 2005


Mike Frisch wrote:

>
> On 28-Dec-05, at 10:16 PM, Greg Oliver wrote:
>
>> What mount option are you passing to the nfs share..  SMB versus  nfs 
>> and
>> smb being faster is impossible IMO.
>>
>
> Agreed.
>
> At least the following NFS mount options should be used if not already:
>
> mount -o rsize=32768,wsize=32768,nfsvers=3,tcp server:/nfs/export / 
> local/mountpoint
>
> The "tcp" option may not be necessary but I haven't taken the time to  
> benchmark between TCP and UDP.
>
> Mike.
>
The tcp option is very much needed in case of a mixed speed network 
(mixed 100M and 1G segments, or mixed 100M and WiFi segments)

Rudy


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