I was enable to identify the issue.
iotop showed the smb daemon consuming 100% io for a very short time. This occurs randomly and always happens when my videos freeze.
Since I'm not to keen on troubleshooting smb I now use Plex. Plex also allows…
Issue isn't fixed using hd-idle..
I attached the system report to this post as you asked for.
To summarize all things I tested:
- No client issue because all SMB connected devices are facing this issue.
- checked for network congestion
I know what you're getting at, but I consulted the product page and it clearly states that APM is not supported. I might try looking for a newer firmware. Using this workaround is good enough for me personally since I dont use my NAS too often.…
I think I resolved the issue. I used the hd-idle tool to force the drive to never spin down and remain active constantly. (https://github.com/adelolmo/hd-idle) The program automatically runs at startup and keeps the drive awake. A 30 min playback…
Thanks for reply.
The problem only occurs when accessing files from this new drive. Mediafiles on other drives in this NAS work fine.
IMO this rules out NIC's, switches and my firewall/router.
The disk is a Seagate 4TB ST4000DM004, purshased in december…
I recently added a brand new HDD to my NAS to store all media files. Client access these media files via SMB and the clients decode the files themselfs. (no transcoding on NAS)
When playing these video's randomly the video freezes for 1-5sec before…