[mythtv] Thoughts on encoder farms / distributed capturing and viewing

Matt Zimmerman mythtv-dev@snowman.net
Thu, 31 Oct 2002 13:06:51 -0500

On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 09:16:58PM -0800, Harondel J. Sibble wrote:

> On 30 Oct 2002 at 14:51, Robert Middleswarth wrote:
> > Proble no possible as that would require alot of bandwidth on you local 
> > network I not sure most nic card could handle that much data you would 
> > have to create some form of mess network were you have 2 or 3 Nic in 
> > each machine to send thought all that data.  Also there would be alot of
> Sure, that's kinda what firehose is for, team it with some gigabit nics over 
> cat5e and it would probably be usable.
> http://www.heroinewarrior.com/firehose.php3

This is what the kernel bonding driver is for.

 - mdz