[mythtv-users] Two machines, one has pre-buffering, once doesn't

Christopher X. Candreva chris at westnet.com
Thu May 20 02:13:14 UTC 2010

On Thu, 20 May 2010, Nick Rout wrote:

> On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 12:05 PM, Christopher X. Candreva
> <chris at westnet.com> wrote:

> > So I plugged my 2ghz laptop into the same network connection as the 2.6ghz
> > frontend, and it played the same program with no problems that that frontend
> > gives the prebuffering pauses. Same cable.
> >
> > Any clues as to where I can look next ?
> Wired machine has bad ethernet card or wrong driver? Is it a realtek?
> See here for a thread re similar problems
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/mythtvnz/436219

I'm using the motherboard networking, forcedeth driver.

But I don't think it's networking. mplayer plays the same file perfectly on 
this machine still over NFS from the backend, and it can pull 90mbit/sec on 
a network test.

Chris Candreva  -- chris at westnet.com -- (914) 948-3162
WestNet Internet Services of Westchester

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