[mythtv-users] Bandwidth requirements MPEG2

Joel Merrick joel at servicestyle.com
Fri Dec 3 13:55:20 UTC 2004

On a side note,

You will be able to edit your /etc/modules.conf file (or disto
equivalent) to make the NIC set at 100Mb Full duplex.. do a google ;)

On Fri, 2004-12-03 at 13:49 +0100, 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.
> Thanks,
> Martijn Coenen
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