[mythtv-users] mythtv + nfs = bad?
cnlibmyth at gmail.com
Thu May 7 13:43:38 UTC 2009
On Wed, May 6, 2009 at 6:55 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> What version of NFS?
> I think NFS v.2 (client side) has a 2GB file size limit, which means it can
> only look at the first 2GB of a file that's larger than 2GB.
> Version 3 supports larger files, but obviously it depends on the filesystem
> the server side, if it were FAT, for example, a 4.7GB file would be a
> There is also a limit on the size of a transfer "on the wire", which
> on whether TCP or UDP is used, and the particular implementation.
> Large files and NFS can be problematical, make sure you understand any
> of your server and client NFS versions, as well as the filesystem in use.
> Google "nfs file size limits" for more information.
Thanks for the response. What was strange about my setup was that it was
working just fine for a long time. Then all of the sudden, one day, it
stopped working. I don't know if it happened during a kernel update or
what. I know I'm running NFSv2. I don't know how to update myself to v3 or
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