[mythtv] more newbie impressions

Henk Poley mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Thu, 28 Nov 2002 22:03:29 +0100

> Van: Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org>
> On Thu, Nov 28, 2002 at 10:42:11AM -0800, Larry Matter wrote:
> > Ultimately I would like this device to be diskless, and accessing my
> > "media server" over 802.11b.
> Under realistic conditions, I have seen throughput of ~6mbit/sec (half
> duplex) over 802.11b.  A single compressed video stream will use about
> your available bandwidth (depending on the quality, of course), not
> including the additional traffic required for diskless operation.  I
> recommend a wired network for this application.

There are now 54mbit/s WiFi cards/APs but they are still in it's infancy,
and will only span a couple (2-4) of meters...

	Henk Poley <><