Month: <span>July 2006</span>

NFS Performance, continued

Back in May I wrote about the performance problems we were having with our new NFS based user filestore. It’s been a while since then, and the problems have continued. We have noticed that it appears to be load related – not just the network, but also the machine. This suggests that our theories about IPsec causing the slow down …


slimp3slave – finally working

In my last post about setting up a slimserver I said that I was having trouble getting slimp3slave working: Whilst it doesn’t appear to have any problems, I didn’t have much success with the players. mpg123 got confused by the stream, and madplay kept skipping the beginnings of tracks when I hit next on the server. This could be a …