[mythtv-users] gig network upgrade - is it worth it?

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Fri Oct 7 18:43:10 UTC 2011

On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 2:18 PM, Tim Draper <veehexx at gmail.com> wrote:
> maybe im being shortsighted or i've been looking at new routers too much,
> but will there be an actual benefit between 100mbit and 1gig for an FE-only
> machine?? asmuch as gigabit lan would be nice, i cant help but think it's
> wasted money.

For a frontend system, 100Mbit is plenty and upgrading would not
provide any benefit unless you plan on doing things like what Richard
Shaw suggests, where you want to do much faster than real-time video

On the other hand, if that wasn't a typo and you really are on a 100
millibit/s, then it's essential.  ;)


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