[mythtv-users] Wireless on Linux

Dan Robinson dannyjrobinson at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 05:02:37 EDT 2004


I'm using the following 'g' card using the madwifi drivers which work
excellently.

NETGEAR WG311T 108mbps 802.11g Wireless PCI Card

Not tried Myth through it though, but it works very well, good range.


On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 00:33:09 -0700, BP <lists at qucae.com> wrote:
> John Smith wrote:
> > Does anybody have a wireless MythTV box? I'm just
> > trying to determine which (if any) PCI wireless cards
> > work under Linux.
> >
> > Rasmus checked out several cards to possibly use:
> > http://toys.lerdorf.com/archives/13-802.11g-PCI-card-options.html
> >
> > There's also Linuxant, about which I don't know
> > anything:
> > http://www.linuxant.com/driverloader/
> >
> > John
> >
> 
> I've had very good luck using ndiswrapper (uses the windows driver on
> Linux) with my laptop and a Broadcom BCM4306 chipset.  As for my
> Mythbox, I switced to an ethernet-802.11g bridge about a year ago after
> having stability issues with the prism 802.11b linux drivers.
> 
> No matter which way you go, I wouldn't depend upon a wireless connection
> for watching/recording video over a network.  Some days, I have great
> network performance, others, it's unwatchable.  It does work very
> reliably for music, pictures, mythweb, etc.
> 
> 
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