[mythtv-users] Bandwidth requirements MPEG2

Michael J. Lynch mlynch at gcom.com
Fri Dec 3 12:56:25 UTC 2004

900 kbs != 4000 kbs AFAICT

Martijn Coenen wrote:

>Hello all,
>I would like to run a mythtv frontend on my xbox. For some very
>strange reason my Xbox nic will only work on 10 mbit hubs, for all 100
>mbit hubs/switches I tried it fails autonegotation. I've tried
>everything, but something must be wrong with the NIC.
>Anyway, I read many topics about wireless connections to the
>front-end, people complain that 802.11b ain't enough for frontend
>(802.11b will boil down to 500/600 KB/s). However I cannot find the
>actual bandwith requirements anywhere. I will be able to provide a
>sustained 10 mbit feed (around 900 KB/s) to the frontend, do you guys
>think it will suffice for average mpeg2 (4000 kbit)?  I know the
>numbers say it should suffice, but practice is too often different
>from reality.
>Martijn Coenen
>mythtv-users mailing list
>mythtv-users at mythtv.org

Michael J. Lynch

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