[mythtv-users] Anyone happy with wireless?

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Sun May 1 15:11:19 UTC 2005

On 4/30/05, Chris Pinkham <cpinkham at bc2va.org> wrote:
> > That's what I ended up doing as well.  I recommend the Linksys WRT54G router
> > which you can then turn into a wireless bridge through modified firmware,
> > the best of which, IMO, is available at http://www.sveasoft.com .  These
> > things can frequently be had for around $50 after rebate, which there is
> > usually one somewhere.
> I'm using my WRT54G as a bridge between my wired and wireless networks using
> stock firmware.  The frontend in my living room uses a Belkin PCI 54G card
> using ndiswrapper.  I'm able to transfer about 3Mbytes/sec over the
> network from one of my wired servers.  Seems to be working pretty well.
> My wifes computer (which is used a lot more heavily than the Myth frontend
> usually) is also connected at 54Mb/s via another Belkin PCI card using
> ndiswrapper.  I don't use the Linksys as my router to the internet, it
> is only used a a wireless bridge between my internal networks.
> --
> Chris

So 3MB/S == 27Mb/S or about half the advertized speed. I suspect that
this is pretty good with network overhead.

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