[mythtv-users] HDhomeRun hookup question?

Paul Bender pebender at san.rr.com
Tue Dec 5 16:14:13 UTC 2006

William Munson wrote:
> I am getting ready to buy a hdhomerun but have a question to put to the 
> group.
> I run a wireless network at home (Apartment, no hole cutting allowed) 
> and expect that it will not have enough bandwidth to support 2 channel 
> recording off the hdhomerun thru the wireless. Is it possible to hook up 
> the box directly to my backend machine via a dedicated ethernet card and 
> a crossover cable? That would give a 100mbit dedicated channel for 
> recording.
> Sound like it would work?

That should work fine. HDHomeRun DHCP's for its address. Therefore, you 
will want to run a DHCP server on your MythTV backend and bind it to the 
IP address or Ethernet interface of the dedicated Ethernet card.

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