[mythtv-users] Streaming better than NFS
ian at duckland.org
Wed Apr 2 20:47:00 UTC 2008
On Wed, 2008-04-02 at 13:01 -0500, Roger Heflin wrote:
> Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> > Brian Foddy wrote:
> >> My NFS mounting params:
> >> rsize=8192,wsize=8192,hard,intr,nfsvers=3,actimeo=0,tcp
> > I have good luck with these settings:
> > intr,soft,rsize=16384,wsize=16384,nfsvers=3,tcp
> > I also have gigabit ethernet with jumbo frames, so I'm not sure what it
> > would do on a network without that.
> > -Brad
> soft is never a good idea, if anything goes wrong on your network the
> application will be given an IO error and data *WILL* be lost, it is much better
> to hang and not lose any data.
I wouldn't say never. My show dir is NFS-mounted with hard on the slave
server. But my media dirs (mythvideo, mythmusic, and mythgallery) are
mounted read-only and soft. I don't want the frontend hanging on those.
And since they're readonly, there's no risk of data loss...
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