[mythtv-users] Samba shares for live TV issue
nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 00:18:07 UTC 2010
On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 12:54 PM, Gerald Brandt <gbr at majentis.com> wrote:
> Here's a weird one that I haven't seen before. I figured I'd throw the
> scenario out here before I did too much research, in case anyone knows
> what's going on.
> I used to have Live TV on a samba share across GB ethernet to a raid5
> array. I lost the array and bought a Drobo as a quick replacement. I threw
> the Drobo on a Mac Mini and shared it via samba and have working livetv,
> I rebuilt my array and once again shared it via samba.
> If I put live TV on the samba shared raid array, the video is splotchy and
> stuttering. If I put it on the Drobo, it's fine.
> The Drobo/samba combo transfers data at about 16 MB/s, the RAID5/samba combo
> transfers data at about 35 MB/s. I'm not sure why I'm getting issues on the
> faster share.
> Any ideas?
One has a better network card than the other?
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