[mythtv-users] STAY AWAY FROM WI-FI !!!

Monkey Pet monkeypet at gmail.com
Sat Dec 10 00:10:18 EST 2005

I used the cheapest 802.11g products available on the market without major
issues both PCI and USB.  Although, I used the NDISwrapper to get them
working.  I have no complaints.

On 12/8/05, Franco <mythtv at email.it> wrote:
> Hello,
> just wanted to tell everybody that now I have a working
> network at home so I can start experimenting with
> multiple frontend/backend configuration.
> 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
> http://www.devolo.com/co_EN/produkte/dlan/mldlanhsethernet.html
> 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 throughput
> 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.
> Franco
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