[mythtv-users] Way out idea on watching same thing in multiplerooms

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Tue Jan 5 17:37:56 UTC 2010

On Jan 5, 2010, at 5:29 AM, Gareth Glaccum wrote:
> Yup, I agree with that in principle. What about if they only have a  
> 100mb/s switch or hub though?
> Don't get me wrong, I think unicast is the way forward at the moment.
> However, I think that whatever is put in place, should be done with  
> the idea that sometime in the future, multicast could be  
> implemented /safely/ and an 'upgrade' to multicast should be coded  
> in easily.

That's reasonable...however, how far in the future are we talking?   
100 mb/s is on its way out.  In fact, cutting-edge sites are already  
starting to install 10 Gb, which means in another few years it'll  
probably start turning up in consumer gear.

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