[mythtv-users] Is there an advantage to using a NAS vs local hard disks?

Phil Jordan lists at philjordan.eu
Tue Jun 24 15:44:24 UTC 2008


Bill Omer wrote:
> I'm debating if I should build a file server to remove the hard drives
> from my master backend and store all of my recordings via NFS.  How
> much luck have other people had using such a setup vs having local
> hard drives in the backend doing the recording?

I tried this back when I started using MythTV almost years ago, and it 
was rather slow. In fairness, I was on 100Mbit ethernet and cheap 
hardware back then, so you might get better results with a more 
up-to-date setup.

~phil


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