[mythtv-users] Choppy playback over CIFS

Guillaume Lebigot axel at mahoro-net.org
Sun Jun 24 09:02:29 UTC 2007

not James Knox a écrit :
> The videos I play are on a Windows box across a wireless LAN. I mount the 
> Windows share as CIFS. Sometimes the playback is just a little bit choppy. 
> How might I correct this? Is it possible to increase the size of the 
> readahead cache?
If you use mplayer to read your videos instead of the internal player, 
there is a command-line option to increase buffering:

-cache 2000 will cache about 2000Kb of your file before starting it. I 
had the same kind of problem with Samba shares and this solved my issues.

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