[mythtv-users] 1TB USB $225 US
beww at beww.org
Mon Feb 11 16:28:19 UTC 2008
jedi at mishnet.org wrote:
>> Anthony R. Baker wrote:
>> I don't think I'd try using it as the main storage device for a system
>> with multiple tuners that's going to be heavily used, but for secondary
>> storage on a lightly used system it should be OK.
>> Lots of people use NFS mounts for storage, and that's certainly slower
>> than USB.
> I'm not sure I would go quite that far.
> I've had varied results with USB and I've managed to get NFS
> performance that overlaps well into the performance range for USB.
Now that I think about it some folks reporting success with NFS may be
using gigabit ethernet which, especially with fast processors and drive
systems, could well approach the speed of USB. The claimed performance
of USB2 is certainly optimistic at best, and Linux probably does not
have the most efficient implementation of USB, while Linux was "born to
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