[mythtv-users] Wireless on Linux
wigginp at mantech-wva.com
Wed Sep 15 13:48:08 EDT 2004
>>streaming video. My laptop has a Broadcomm wireless card (4306?) that
>>runs flawlessly with ndiswrapper under linux. There's a slight
>>buffering pause when the video is queued up initially, but that's to be
>>expected. Fast-forward, rewind, commercial skips are all fine.
>>My router is a WRT54G with the Sveasoft firmware (Satori) installed. My
>>Xbox-frontend is connected to a second WRT54G (Satori) set up as a WDS
>>bridge. The Xbox experiences slower response times when skipping around
>>in the video, but that's to be expected. As I understand it, WDS
>>decreases your wireless throughput. Regardless, it's still acceptable
>>for using MythTV.
>I rather suspect a *lot* that this depends on the card you're capturing
>with and what bitrate you run it at.
That's quite possible. As I recall, I capture at around 22000-33000,
resulting in a 1.1-1.9 GB file, both of which work fine.
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