[mythtv-users] Wireless Pre-N for Linux?

Charles H. Chapman ccmail at bellsouth.net
Sun Mar 25 20:25:37 UTC 2007

> Message: 4
> Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2007 12:56:14 -0500
> From: William Munson <william_munson at bellsouth.net>
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Wireless Pre-N for Linux?
> To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Message-ID: <4606B7BE.1050101 at bellsouth.net>
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> Ken Mandelberg wrote:
> > My 802.11G wireless setup is just two slow for HD between the front and 
> > backends. Are their Pre-N solutions with Linux drivers (USB, PC card nics)?
> >
> >   
> There are a number of wireless solutions for linux however its still not 
> going to allow you to view HD over a wireless network. 802.11G is just 
> not fast enough.  From what I can see, the only option is cat5/6 cable. 
> Fortunately for me, all I need the wireless connection for is 
> mythfilldatabase.

This is simply not true.  I stream 1080i content (the highest resolution
available to me) from my backend to the frontend via 802.11G without a
hickup -- no stuttering, pixelation or anything like that.  802.11G has
more than enough bandwidth to do the job.


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