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Lately I switched from 12.10 to 13.04 (clean installation) and since then I'm experiencing annoying problem with my network storage.

I have a MyBookLive network drive connected to wireless router. I keep all my music and movies there, so I can access it from any computer in my house. But since the installation of 13.04 I have annoying buffering problem (slow access to the network HDD): when I listen to the music (located on the network drive) the player (clementine, but rhythmbox does the same thing) plays about 20-30 seconds of the song and then pauses, buffering the file, then again plays next 20 or so seconds, and buffers again...

How can I speed up the mounted samba share?

I mount the share in fstab via CIFS/gvfs like that:

//192.168.1.5/PUBLIC /media/MyBookLive cifs credentials=/home/gacek/.smbcredentials,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 0

It is somehow related to this problem

EDIT:

I tried changing the buffer size and other things adding for example the option:

rsize=130048,wsize=130048

And since I'm using the PUBLIC share of my NAS, I also tried to mount it as NFS instead of samba, but here I'm experiencing very weird problem:

Tried mounting the share like that:

sudo mount -t nfs  192.168.1.5:Public /media/MyBookLive

I get the error:

mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting 192.168.1.5:Public

(But the Public share is... well, public, I do not have to have permissions for it).

Any help is appreciated. I just want to listen to some music...

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