[mythtv-users] HDhomeRun hookup question?

William Munson wmunson at rochester.rr.com
Tue Dec 5 21:22:45 UTC 2006

Paul Bender wrote:
> 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.
Great! No problem running a dhcp server. Time to get out the plastic.

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