[mythtv-users] Wireless on Linux

Phill Wiggin 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.
>-- jra
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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