[Tfug] External PATA enclosures

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Jan 2 16:16:43 MST 2009

On Fri, Jan 02, 2009 at 01:46:18PM -0700, Eric Gearhart wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 9:16 AM, Jeff Breadner <jeff at breadner.ca> wrote:
> >
> > I've been looking for something like this too, but I'd really like to
> > use NFS with it.  I've not found a device out there that supports NFS
> > for less than a few thousand dollars, does anyone have some experience
> > with a product that will fill this need?
> I'm curious - is there any specific reason you're emotionally attached
> to NFS over Samba/CIFS? For me personally it's gotten to the point
> where I stup samba and a CIFS server even when I'm just trying to
> connect from a Linux client!

At least for me (OSX.5.6) NFSv3 is faster than CIFS (cifs://host).  I
didn't try and tune samba for performance, however.  But a few repeated
dd's showed ~300kB/s NFS over SMB, on wifi.

Tom Rini

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