[mythtv-users] NFS woes
aaronblew at gmail.com
Thu Dec 7 03:17:16 UTC 2006
Just to mention my experiences: I'm running an NFS root mythtv machine on
top of XFS on top of LVM on top of Software RAID 5 on 3 250GB SATA drives.
The server itself is a dual P-III 550 with 2GB of RAM and an Intel 100mbit
NIC. The client is a Athlon XP1800+ with 1GB of ram and an Intel 100mbit
NIC and a Hauppauge PVR-150. My NFS mount options are simple:
Even though my throughput is CPU limited on the server side, I haven't seen
any shuddering or poor performance.
On 12/6/06, Tom Wright <thomaswright at cantab.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday 06 December 2006 21:29, Björn Lundin wrote:
> > I see a pattern in the naming scheme I would not expect outside a
> > nordic country, nice ;-)
> Thanks! ;) Just thought they sounded nice really :)
> On Wednesday 06 December 2006 21:30, Allan Wilson wrote:
> > I ended going to version 4 and this fixed all my problems. I ended up
> > posting an article on the wiki explaining how to do this on Ubuntu. I
> > very happy with the way things are working now, finally.
> Hmm, I think NFSv4 is a bit experimental for me...thanks for the tip
> I'll have a go at that if ext3 still gives me gip.
> On Wednesday 06 December 2006 21:52, greg at nodecam.com wrote:
> > I didn't do anything special with it - I just did mke2fs -j. You might
> > want to try -T largefile4, which I would have done if I'd had half a
> > when I first set it up.
> OK, I'll read the manpage again and do something similar.
> On Wednesday 06 December 2006 21:51, Christian Burger wrote:
> > This shouldn't be an issue with the delete slowly option now available
> > .20
> Good plan, I'll do that then.
> On Wednesday 06 December 2006 22:01, Henk Schoneveld wrote:
> > Once I also had 'NFS' problems, what later turned out to be a defective
> > network card which I could tell by using the ping -f (floading) which
> > tells, or not, how many packets are dropped.
> Good idea, but I've tested both cards and am not getting any problems.
> Thanks to everyone for the helpful advice, I'll post back with success or
> thereof once I've reconfigured it.
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