[mythtv-users] STAY AWAY FROM WI-FI !!!
thoule at wesleyan.edu
Thu Dec 8 10:56:44 EST 2005
I successfully use WiFi networking at home. It was been working
great except when the microwave is on or someone is using our
cordless telephone. I had it at 802.11b and it was a bit jumpy
(until I lowered the quality). When I moved to 802.11g, everything
was great (as long as no phone or microwave). This electric wire
solution looks cool though.
On Dec 8, 2005, at 10:26 AM, Franco wrote:
> just wanted to tell everybody that now I have a working
> network at home so I can start experimenting with
> multiple frontend/backend configuration.
> PLEASE STAY AWAY FROM WI-FI.
> Even though I had read a message of another user who was warning about
> terrible and useless struggling with it - I had to try it the same
> as I couldn't lay additional cables in my home.
> I just have to confirm that I have uselessly spent lot of
> time, money and blood and sleepless nights for more than one year
> without getting an usable network.
> At the end a friend suggested me the "devolo" adapter
> and it magically gave me a working WIRED network based on the existing
> electricity cables.
> Even though the claimed 85 Mbps are not met, I now have an honest
> WIRED network with a reliable, constant, robust actual 10+ Mbps
> allowing me to to all I need.
> The 811.g wi-fi claimed 54 Mbps but actually resulted
> in less than 1 Mbps (in the best case) and was not reliable
> at all... the link was up for 5 seconds and then down for 30 seconds,
> when I was lucky!
> Hope this will save some people from the terrible pain that me,
> and others, have experimented.
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