[mythtv-users] Mythfrontend over low bandwidth connection

Jeff volckaert jvolckaert at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 12:19:04 UTC 2007

On 3/6/07, Dave Marples <dmarples at iee.org> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Is anyone working on/are there any results from people working on
> streaming over a low bandwidth link? Specifically, I'd like to be
> able to run mythfrontend remotely and access materials over my DSL
> link which only has an upstream b/w in the region of 400 Kbps.  I
> know folks have done something vaguely similar using mythstreamtv but
> wondered if there was any work that had been done using a frontend/
> backend based approach?
I've had great success streaming flash video from Apache.  Here's a
link the post I did a while back:


Also check out:


I think the results are surprising watchable over the Internet.  I've
used it while on vacation away from home and it's very nice.  I've had
a few shows that I shared with friends who where just amazed that it
was possible.


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