[mythtv-users] Wireless HTPC - How best to set it up?
beww at beww.org
Sat Feb 11 18:54:55 UTC 2006
On Feb 11, 2006, at 11:46 AM, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> Bill Suit wrote:
>> Soon to start building a mythtv HTPC. It will be integrated into
>> my tv/stereo
>> system in one room. I have dsl modem > wireless router/access
>> point > lan in
>> another room.
>> I'm looking for the best solution to having the HTPC with a wireless
>> capability - without using a PCI slot, if possible.
>> The only thing I've come up with is using a second wireless
>> point. Thereby using the HTPC's built in nic. Is this feasible?
>> How to set it
> Use an external wireless bridge. This does not require any driver
> support in Linux but simply uses your Ethernet port. This is by
> far the
> easiest way to get it working because you don't have to haggle with
> Linux wireless support.
If it helps you in finding such a device, they are usually sold for
the purpose of putting gaming consoles onto a wireless network when
they have only an RJ-45 ethernet port available.
i know Linksys makes one, but I think it costs about $99USD, there
are probably cheaper options.
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